We are a group of 20 women, from Australia, Canada, Ireland, United Kingdom, and United States who are interested in challenging our quilting and art skills. We have banded together to challenge ourselves every two months with a different theme or pallet.
Friday, September 17, 2010
Artist's Statement, I spent more time reading various philosophies based on the four earthly elements, than I did creating my interpretation.
I kept coming back to a philosophy that equates air with thought, fire with passion water with serenity and earth as maturity. Musings: fire does not pass through water, fire is reflected in water, thought feeds passion passion falters with serenity thought is in serenity, thought slows and then, no more.
Loose threads, attached with help of wash-away interfacing. on a snippet style background. I too had difficulty with the photographing, what doesn't show well here is the yellow thread 'of air' running through the piece gudrun