Thursday, 27 November 2014

That Storm IV

Line, texture, and sparkle play together in 'That Storm'; a significant happening in March 2011 where hurricance force winds blew across Georgia Strait and over Quadra Island. Many trees blew down and the ocean washed over the land.

Materials and techniques include:  silk and procion dyeing, Hand stamped storm at sea block, various wool and cotton fibres, overlaid with polyester sheer fabrics, heavy stitching to create movement and texture, burning to melt sheer fabrics, oil paintsticks.  

This piece will join the 'On the Wind' travelling exhibition with the Fibre Art Network, starting at the University of Lethbridge, Alberta during Quilt Canada on June 4-6, 2015

Size:  18" x 36"
By Terry Phillips
Quadra Island, BC

Completed November, 2014

Here is a close up where you can see the background dyeing, the stamped block, the fibres, and the stitching:

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