Friday, 6 April 2012

Snow Steps

I really had trouble deciding on a steps piece.  I had so many pictures of all sorts of "steps".  I finally narrowed it down to the salmon steps that I did, but I had also started on this piece.  The centre is a photo that I had taken this past winter (oh it's so nice to say past), while I was out cross country skiing.  I printed it onto fabric and then placed it on a piece that I had dyed with indigo.  I'm quite pleased with how all the dye lines and photo lines complemented each other.  It's now glued down onto a stretched canvas that I painted.  And that's another wee accomplishment - getting the colour I wanted with only primaries and black and white to work with.




6 comments:

  1. It's very successful, Dianne. I'm glad you didn't add a large tree in the foreground to act as a frame. Stitching in soft waves very effective.

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  2. This is so effective, definitely a good example of less is more. Your stitching enhances the photo rather than overwhelming it, as so often happens with this kind of work.

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  3. The simplicity really speaks to me in this one Dianne. Great choices and mounting.

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  4. Ditto to previous comments ..... the simplicity is so effective. Love the piece.

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  5. This is a class act!

    Hilary

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  6. love it - turned out better than i thought

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