Aussie Outbacker

1 Apr 2011
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Carolynjacks wrote
on 3 Apr 2011 9:14 PM

I really like. very intense

sgarcia wrote
on 3 Apr 2011 11:36 PM

once again i love your work. How was this one made ?

LeilaniB wrote
on 4 Apr 2011 11:02 AM

This is raw edge applique. However I only used invisible monofilament thread to quilt as I didn't want to detract from the subject. i used coloured pencils to sketch the face and the shading in the shirt. The face, arms etc were made from a piece of rust dyed fabric that a friend sent me. I loved the variations and knew it would be just the right fabric for this piece.

He s very typical of the blokes you meet out in the country, usually on sheep stations.

on 7 Apr 2011 10:45 AM

Exquisite use of shading with the colored pencils. Would love to see some details of the face and shirt so we can get up close and personal. Well done!

kehenrich wrote
on 13 Apr 2011 6:39 AM

Magnificent!  I particularly like your color choices and use of value.  I, too, would like to see a close up of the face.  What is the size of the quilt?

hpthecat wrote
on 16 Apr 2011 9:50 PM

Very cool!! Looks like a painting at first...I was glad I could view the stiching up close!

on 24 Apr 2011 2:22 PM

Very nice piece. Your pencil work is excellent. How big is this? It's really amazing and would also love to see some closeups. 

LeilaniB wrote
on 2 May 2011 4:20 PM

The piece is 11 1/2"x15".  Thankyou for the positive comments.

Jutepuut wrote
on 27 May 2011 4:30 AM

wow ! love it

DinahT wrote
on 6 Jun 2011 8:03 AM

I think that you did a beautiful job in blending your fabrics and shading.

Great job overall!

on 6 Jun 2011 4:57 PM

Very nice!