Posted by: maureenc | March 19, 2011

March haiku: Sunshine

The prompt or inspiration for the March haiku was   “SUNSHINE”

As usual I played around with words until I settled for

“Molten copper ball

In cerulean blue sky;

Surf tumbling on shore.”

Having established the picture in my mind,I set about forming my A4 sized quiltlet, commencing with blue lutradur fused to homespun.

The sun/copper ball was done by using yet again one of my favourite (home made) stencils and Expandaprint to form the sun’s corona.

After heat treating it, I gilded it with “Rub & Buff” and touched it up with a little Lumiere paint.

(Metallic Russet & sunset gold)

The sun was a wedding of silk,Angelina film  and organza layers

Then the sea and the shore were laid down……again I used Angelina , in fibre form to add some glitter to the water.

Initially I had a “solid ” reflection of the sun in the water………but, it  was too overpowering, so I reduced the reflection to mere slivers, and I think it works better.

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Responses

  1. Love this. Thanks for sharing your technique.

    warm quilt hugs, sue in California

    • Sue Thanks for visitting KenMaursCorner and leaving comment.I’ve ended up seeing if PostCardMail Art will accept me as a member. Maureen in south east Queensland

      https://maureenc.wordpress.com


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