2018 got off to a rough start, but I'm back! Finally over the flu and back in Fort Worth. And, maybe, finally back at work.
The monthly NTAQ meeting, as always, was inspirational and thoroughly enjoyable. Our challenge for January was to create a fiber piece inspired by this piece by Georges Braque, a 20th century Parisian painter:
|Georges Braque, "The Echo," 1960|
I might like it better if I cropped most of it away and made it into a post card sized piece.:
I think what I like best are the twiggy white lines on the black that runs across the bottom of the piece. If I cropped it further, they might be even more of a focal point:
Or I could slash it even more:
Ah, the magic of photoshop. I like this best so far. I may need to get out the rotary cutter....
There were other wonderful things shown at the meeting. Bethany had been busy ice dyeing folded fabric. She got some fabulous results:
Jaye showed a gorgeous hand painted, hand stitched century plant quilt:
The group decided to do a 30 Day challenge. One small creative effort per day. Once I decide what I'm doing, I'll post my daily effort on Instagram.
I have been in the studio a bit during the last couple of weeks. Working for an hour or two when I had the energy. Piecing this: