Wednesday

work in progress

I bet that if you are reading this blog, it sort of feels like there hasn't been any art worked on in my life recently besides journals and baby blankets... Well sometimes it feels like that to me too. But it's not so! I have been working on (and still not finished) a secret project for Quilting Arts Magazine. It'll be a while before I can share this, sorry...

But I can share a tiny bit of a challenge piece that I have been working on. It's a challenge between my friend Vivien and I, where we give each other odd things and then see how well we can work them into an art quilt. The most recent challenge is bottle caps, don't look Vivien!
I also had the urge to work with the fabric I painted oh so long ago it seems. You may remember my Pinkalicious post? Well I finally started fooling around, not quite sure where I'm going with this. I've made a few sketches and now I am playing with the fabric, seeing where it takes me.. I have also finished my Derevnya/Russian Fairytale Village III piece, just need to put a label on it and put on my professional photographer hat and take pix. I am not sure yet if and where I might want to submit it, as in a juried show of some sort. So when I take a picture I'll share some details with you, but keep the full shot to myself for now. Then I need to get back to that baby blanket so I can finish it before the baby is born! Oh and then school is almost over and I have to start planning for our summer in Russia.. eeek!

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Maxine Oliver said...

Hi, So glad I got to see this piece last Thursday in person. It's beautiful but now I know why the bottle caps. How inventive is that! I have to say I would never think of it. But I'm not as creative.

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Cestandrea said...

I love the colours and graphics of this rose-greyblack piece. very beautiful and "textile":)
Have a great day
Andrea

sukipoet said...

It sounds like you have been busy. I too love the colors in the last photo. Is that the bottle cap piece too? a trip to russia. How wonderful. You have a lot on your menu for the summer, sounds like. have fun. Suki