Friday, June 17, 2016

Osprey fabric art

A few weeks ago on a hike we came upon an osprey nest high up on a dead tree and the mother was circling and yelling at us. She was none to happy. It was quite a site. So for my next bird quilt I wanted to do an osprey - a truly magestic bird.

Here is the photo I worked from

A line drawing from the photo

 

Applique added

 

Inktense pencil touches (still wet here)

 

Finding a background

 

Quilted and finished.

I shall call her Olive ;-)

 

5 comments:

  1. You have a way with eyes, Carol. The piece is stunning - the eye makes the perfect focal point.

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  2. Yes! so beautiful. A perfect tribute to a majestic bird.

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  3. Really in character, and so well-executed, the quilting plays so well with the shapes.

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  4. This is so gorgeous!!! Love seeing your process. Thanks for sharing.

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  5. the eye! Awesome tute and workmanship!

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