Stumped! Off the Wall Friday
Y a know, I'm beginning to think that my studio and I have this whole Love/Hate relationship going. I mean, some days ( like last Sunday ) I walk in with a head full of ideas and a steam engine full of purpose and my studio gets right into the spirit of things and helps me create . Then other days, it just stops me right in my tracks throwing up all sorts of obstacles that will derail me for the day. Today was one of those days. I started out with this great idea all planned in my head. I wanted to make a small quilt that depicted a pretty sunset on Lake Erie with a bit of beach - fence - an Adirondack chair . I wanted to show that its the quiet moments that are remembered the most about summers. Well that was the plan anyways. I mean how hard can it be? Well I guess, really hard . First, I wanted to research some images of sunsets, beaches, fences and Adirondack chairs. Do you know how many there online?? Like a Million! Then I had to audition I think a hundred fabrics for the sky, water and sand. Once I found an acceptable trio then they needed to be in acceptable proportions. Even now , I'm still not quite sure I like the combo or even know where to go next. So just like a tree cut off at the knees. . . . . I'm Stumped! I think this is another good reason to work in series. Once you start a series, you don't have to make every single ...