Thursday, August 20, 2009

Ever Watchful

I finally finished my piece for Art Now For Autism! The piece was due by September 1 so I am way ahead of the game for me!

This summer has been so crazy with weather and kid activities. I haven't had time to post anything in quite a while. I just got my sewing machine fixed and cleaned so I am now feeling more creative finally!

So I started out by rust dyeing some fabric and then drew the hawk with black fabric crayon. I had also painted the background in a blue which with the rust color background, turned the color more turquoise. So I thread painted the hawk in black and then quilted the sky. I used shiva paintsticks on the background and a little white on the hawk. I love how this turned out and hope it does well for the reverse auction.


Stacy said...

This is fantastic. What is the size?

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Virginia A. Spiegel said...

Patty - I believe I just donated to Claudine's great Art Now for Autism for this great piece. I am so pleased to add it to my collection! Warm regards,