Posted by: jbaner | September 1, 2011

New drawing from photo

Whew…it’s been a busy summer and have only done a little drawing. But managed to do one the other day. I started by using a background grid to keep everything in proportion and then found that I wasn’t even looking at it! That was a big realization for me! I am beginning to see how shapes relate to each other in distance and proportion without the help of a grid. Can’t wait to do more with fabric! I have a couple of challenge quilts coming up, but can’t reveal them until they are revealed at the guilds and the voting is over.

Full portrait from photo

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Responses

  1. Love the draping on the shirt.

    • thanks….that was one of my favorite exercises at Hollis’s class this year!

  2. Very nice, your work is getting better and better. Fabulous job on Jan’s quilt, it was amazing. I posted a few pics of your work on my blog, I hope you don’t mind!

    • Thanks, Sharon……I don’t mind at all…..but I don’t have your blog bookmarked, so please send me the link, so I can bookmark it! I’m going to post Jan’s quilt soon!

    • Thanks, Sharon….fun one to do! I found your Grassroots Quilting website, didn’t see a blog there….do you have another one? Jo


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