Saturday, January 24, 2015
Today in Art
Posted by Diane Cadrain
It's a snowy Saturday, and I'm taking the time to finish my first two pieces of 2015. Both of these two new pieces were begun in 2014, and both are images of sand ripples. I love the sinuous patterns left in the sand when the tide retreats, and images of those ripples, and of Cape Cod in general, are going to get me through this winter.
Low Tide, Eastham is ready to be put on stretcher bars and sit for its portrait with photographer Joe Rubin.
Eastham Low Tide is based on this photo, which I love enough to use as my Facebook wallpaper:
Until Joe gets a moment to mount and photograph it, Low Tide Eastham waits on the dining room table.
Sand and Sky is also ready to be mounted on stretcher bars:
The larger felted piece represents the sky when the patterns in the clouds resemble the sand ripples.
I just finished adding the last details to the clouds today, using curly roving called curly locks.
When these new pieces have sat for their formal portraits, I'll put them in the quilt gallery on this blog, where they'll have pride of place as my two newest creations...and the practice that's going to get me through the winter.
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