Saturday, June 16, 2018

Rain or Shine

This years theme for the MIX body of work is Weather. What a fun idea. We all talk about weather continuously. What's it going to be today. Do I need my umbrella? Pants or skirt? Coat or sweater?

I chose to interpret this in two ways. The typical weather in my northern home and my southern place. Portland is rainy often; the desert rarely rains.

I developed the background cloth in Photoshop and printed it on an Epson printer. It was then divided into individual strips and separated for emphasis. The angles depict the slant of rain and sun rays. I fracture the puddles and the sun itself. These quilts take on a modern and minimal feel.

I once read that simplicity is the most difficult thing. It is. I produced three starts before my vision became clear. I am pleased with the result.

Linking to Off the Wall Friday