But, whatever does it mean and how can I ever put it into a work of art?
After lots of cogitating, researching and playing... I knew I wanted something happy,
lively and..well... ebullient.
Color was the first on my list, as color evokes all sorts of feelings and emotions. I
wanted contrast so the 'feeling' would come to life.
In my search for the right
additional 'element', I came accross a partial flower I had made some time ago. I painted over it
to get it to 'live'..anyway the process was so much fun.. I almost didn't know when to stop!
I used Shiva Paintsticks on some less than lovely blue hand-painted fabric I had done , then
commercial cottons... one thing led to another... who would have thought I started out with a water/beach scene in mind?
I really liked what I had.. but how do you give 'emotion' to a flower?? I gave 'her'... [now in the feminine
tense] a blush..... and note the word 'yes'.....and a girl's dream comes true....
Free motion quilting, some trapunto, lots of thread, french knots and embroidery complete the
piece. It is faced... and the shape is unusual for me.
What a great time we had doing this... sneak-peeks added to the suspense... lots of chatter .... thank you so much for a great time doing this challenge!
and we always appreciate comments...