Thursday, September 13, 2007

Working in a Series

Rayna Gillman http://www.studio78notes.blogspot.com/ (hope you don't mind, Rayna) has some interesting postings with comments about exploring work within a related series. Serendipitously it happens that I've begun to explore work with 2 different types of series. The first is painting and stitching on sheer fabric. I suppose that could be called a series based on technique although these abstracts I'm painting all have a very organic feeling about them. The other is the series I've begun with representational cairns using my hand dyed fabrics. This cairn series certainly is an exploration of my attraction to these stone structures. As I create these carins I keep looking at them and feeling energized. They actually bring a smile to my face. Obviously something about the idea and the imagery is reaching deep down inside and calling me.

5 comments:

Rayna said...

Not at all, Denise! The more, the merrier. Looks as though your series-s are evolving nicely and will give you lots of challenges. It will be interesting to see how they come together - IF they come together in terms of subject and technique. Keep us posted.

h-bomb said...

mom, i think this is one of the most striking pieces ever. you should definitely continue on this road. its beautiful and really pulls on me.

Karen Stiehl Osborn said...

I love what you are doing with paint on the sheer fabrics! This piece is gorgeous!

Deb said...

Now you really have my attention - this is so beautiful I want to stop you right there.

I know there are some sheers in my stash someplace....

kathy said...

This one is also very interesting, Denise. Keep going! I wanted to see the stitched pieces too!