Rie Hawkins

9 Feb 2010
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I have always been drawn to Tigers.  Their graceful agility of movement and power, are amazing to watch.  I identify with the order, and hierarchy with which they live.  With all this power, there is also a nurturing, playfulness to these beautiful animals.


This piece was designed from a photo.  With batik fabrics, raw edge appliqué, I have tried to capture the beauty and power of my inner animal.  The eyes were enhanced with fabric paint, and a “Crystal Cote” to convey the realism, and mystic behind this beautiful inner animal.

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on 11 Feb 2010 11:21 AM

Wonderful textural quality and those eyes grab mine !

Tenna wrote
on 11 Feb 2010 10:35 PM

This is a great piece of art.  the eyes are so cool!  The texture of the batik was a great choice in fabric.


Kolshak58 wrote
on 16 Feb 2010 1:59 PM

Beautiful !!!!

on 21 Feb 2010 6:33 PM

Beautifully done.  The eyes really do grab you . I think that you captured the spirit.

flowerw4me wrote
on 22 Mar 2010 4:27 PM

Wonderful work ,love the fabric