Do you ever look at your older work and love it. I have saved a number of my older pieces because I can't let go of them.
I have traveled down several different paths since I started creating fiber art, back in the day.
This piece was created when I just started to paint all my own fabrics. I still love the energy and serenity in this work. The inspiration for this pieces is explained below.
Even though I made this piece in 2002, I feel it is still relevant and contemporary.
In fact, I find the current rules of some shows of not allowing work older than a certain time span, restrictive, because older work can be quite good.
Why not share works you love, even though they aren't new?
Description- All fabrics are created by the artist. Dyed, mono-printed, resist sprayed, sun printed, painted and stamped. Cottons, silk noil and organza.
Intuitively curve- pieced and quilted.
Tender Reflections was enthused by reading the book, "After the Ecstasy, The Laundry" by Jack Kornfield. I was returning from a session at the Haystack School of Crafts in Deer Isle. Maine and listening to the book tape. I had to keep stopping to jot down notes in my journal. Tender Revelations was inspired from this quote; " What can we expect when we enter the forest? To listen more deeply to the quiet. The first steps bring us amazements of tender revelations."