Into The Mystic

The "rocks" (ovals)  are made from non woven interfacing that I transfered dye onto using disperse powder dyes. You paint on paper and iron your design onto a man made fabric for bright saturated color. . The edges were left raw and I sewed around all the ovals onto the black background and I cut an opening on the back of each one and stuffed it lightly to make them pop out, trapunto style. The blue "water" is hand painted fabric that I machine quilted. I stretched the piece over a wood frame. It's about 26" x 36". It makes me feel peaceful but energetic at the same time.

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8 thoughts on “Into The Mystic

  1. What a great idea! I would have never thought of this technique. Your colors are so bright and vibrant. I really thinks you got the purfect combination of energy and calming peace! Love it! Nancy

  2. This reminds me of the West Indies, where the water is clear & the shores are full of tiny bits & pieces of glass that has been polished  by the sea.  

    Very original & pretty.

  3. I see what you mean about the “peaceful but energetic” vibe. Reminds me of a Zen garden full of jelly beans! Calm with a little sugar added! It sounds like fun and maybe easy to make, but still has such a visual kick. Nice job.