Thursday, May 26, 2011
You Win Some You Lose Some
About a month ago I submitted this piece to be judged for an exhibit titled "Deep Space". I had several ideas but didn't have the equipment to carry out one of the ideas. (I needed a wide format printer).
I decided to go with the idea above. This is a reversed applique piece that came from a photo of my grand daughter doing yoga. I used Photo Shop Elements to eliminate all the gray in the B & W photo. After making the reverse applique I quilted the piece starting with a gray/black variegated thread on the left size and then changing to emerald colors finishing the piece.
My thought for this piece fitting the theme "Deep Space" came with the feeling that with meditation you can reach the into the deep spaces of your mind. For whatever the juror's reason they chose not to accept "Ohm II" for the exhibit.
This is the first time I've ever made a piece, with a theme, with the intentions of entering it in a particular show. I enjoyed making this and will enter it in another show somewhere. You win some you lose some.