I’m aware as I begin a composition of emotions that the shapes in my landscape evoke. Even apart from the subject matter (I’ve loved peaks all my life), the mere shape and its placement on a page have a personality and excite a response in the viewer. 106 more words
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Packed up again and this time heading to Zion National Park for “In the Footsteps of Thomas Moran,” their annual fundraising painting competition.
Despite the early snowfall I experienced in Stehekin (see posts for September/October), there was little left on the inland heights of eastern Oregon, Idaho and Utah. 230 more words
Perhaps a few of these might better titled ‘Wearable (?)’. Super fun and original things here. There were also many beautifully embellished and quilted things. But I was drawn as always like a moth to the flame to the quirky ones. 160 more words
I’ve shown some Medallion quilts already in other categories of PIQF quilts, but here are some more fantastic ones.
As I scanned the artist’s statements and names of the quilts, I noticed that a significant number of them refer to astronomical themes. 58 more words
There’s something about repeating forms that is soothing. Rows of trees, lines in vineyards, stacks of plates, a well organized fabric stash….Repetition is a key element in quilting, and my favorite. 140 more words