September 30, 2008

Fun Shapes & Quilt Exhibit

These are paper shape cut out exercises in a book that I am currently studying. "Finding Your Own Visual Language" , a practical guide to design & composition by Jane Dunnewold, Claire Benn & Leslie Morgan. I highly recommend it if you are an artist who wants to move forward, dig deeper and create more art. My paper shapes started as a square, rectangle and leaf shape. I then cut and expanded them, still trying to maintain the general shape. I will expand, shrink and combine them to use in my quilts.

My quilt, "Taffy Cat" is now at the Breaking Traditions exhibit in Novi, Michigan. If you click here, you can see a close up of him and read my statement. The online catalogue is here. There are some amazing quilts in this exhibit which benefits the American Cancer Society. Click on each one to read their statements. The theme for 2008 was "With One Voice".


teri springer said...

Tag, you're it:

The rules are as follows:
1. Link to the person who tagged you.
2. Post the rules on your blog. (done)
3. Write six random things about yourself.
4. Tag six people at the end of your post.
5. Let each person know that they have been tagged by leaving a comment on their blog.
6. Let the tagger know your entry is up.

Vivian said...

I got tagged earlier in the year, and I may not have time to do another one right now. But thanks, anyway for choosing me!

Plain Jane said...

I've got this book too, and just started reading it. Love your cut apart shapes!

Plain Jane said...

ohhhh, I love Taffy Cat!!!! and what a sweet sweet story.