Monday, May 3, 2010

Twilight Descends

"Twilight Descends" is my latest art quilt. This original design is my interpretation of “Aerial Perspective” which is how atmospheric conditions influence our perception of objects in the distance. As objects get further away, they appear lighter in tone, which is why the “mountains” in the background are lighter in color that the “mountains” in the foreground.
This photo by Fred Parker is an excellent example of Aerial Perspective and it is used here with his permission (thanks Fred!).

This quilt measures 42" wide and 40.5" tall and is made using 63 batik squares that were part of a batik block swap I participated in. The black fabric is also a batik and is a nice, deep black because it has blue tones in it. It is going to make its debut at the Miami Valley Quilters' Guild's quilt show this weekend (see post below).

7 comments:

kimbuktu said...

That quilt is really beautiful FQS

Serena said...

Stunning!!!love it!!!!

Kim's Crafty Apple said...

omg! WOW! this is just stunning - fantastic job!

val said...

Pam, this is lovely! I wish I could make it to your quilt show this weekend, but my little brother is getting married friday night, and then i leave for vacation saturday.

best of luck!

Miriam said...

Absolutely stunning quilt!! You did an amazing job.

Kiki said...

Ohmygoodness, so gorgeous!!! Wow, really, really beautiful!

Libby Rudolf said...

Absolutely beautiful! You held your hand out for a rainbow to make this quilt