Thursday, July 29, 2010

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Valerianna said...

Evocative moment... at first I thought, that cloth looks like a rusty piece of metal, then I realized it probably is. Beautiful.

And what you wrote about moments somewhere, yes, I had that realization a while back - a very "present" way of seeing/feeling/being with - life.

Debi From the Pacific Northwest said...

I love the face... hauntingly beautiful. I'm going to love watching this one grow.

grace Forrest~Maestas said...'s a beloved
piece of copper
and it's funny...somehow i can
see things somehow more objectively if i put the pic here.
am interested in the combination
of the pencil on muslin/copper/
silk gauze.

grace Forrest~Maestas said...

debi...that face got used already
in the cloth of the last Spirit
Cloth workshop...this is a pic
of before. am wanting to look at
it to see what i think about doing
more drawings with
wondering about just eyes..~?~

jude said...

the metal is quite liquid.

grace Forrest~Maestas said...

jude...LIQUID...what a good word...
copper, for whatever reason so
beautiful to me and when it is
uh, what would be the word, ???
umm, spontaneously manipulated...
this was a piece that was run over
i think by heavy machinery..
liquid. hmmm. when i was looking
at it i was thinking it would
be interesting to see how it would
be as a segment of a cloth weaving.
i am getting some really interesting onion dye colors, i'm
not sure why they are less yellow
and quite a richer earth color.
Could be because of the skins being
from my own onions growing here
and something in the water. I don't know...but weaving varying
shades of that with the copper
piece in there somewhere...

Jacky said...

Earthy, dreamy ..... my interest is piqued, your really have my attention with that lovely piece of copper. I cant wait to see more.

Jacky xox

Deb G said...

I do think you should do more drawing on fabric, it would be a wonderful thing.

grace Forrest~Maestas said...

deb...well, am experimenting and
thanks for encouraging that...if
i can find a way to really integrate it into the cloth work it's like a stain,
a loose part of a weave, an
organic mark...

grace Forrest~Maestas said... will need to be after
Beasts. will take a lot of quiet

Jacky said...

I'm patient and I know it will be worth the wait.

I'm loving Beasts!

Jacky xox