Tuesday, May 11, 2010
New Expressions from Old Paintings
I have to show you something fun. Do you remember when I showed you this mixed-media painting (those are watercolor papers that I tore and then collaged back into a pattern.) It's never looked finished to me but I sent the image over to Spoonflower which is a company that will take your own personal art and turn it into fabric!!
Many of you know about this great company but it was new stuff to me.
This is a yard of my own custom fabric. Isn't that fun?? I mirrored the image and that's why it's a little different but I was just trying this company out to see what kind of quality they produced. I was very pleased with their quality. Now I just have to improve on my photographs and design ideas!
Check this out. Do you remember my cow painting? It's funny but it has been a favorite of mine.
It is an acrylic piece that I did in my 5th journal after cutting hay around a dairy farm.
This is it as a printed fabric!
Do you see the cows? I'm not sure what I'll do with the fabric yet. I'm seeing so many new collage ideas with fabric and I thought it would be fun to have some of my own. I quilted years ago and would have loved to design some of my own fabric then. I would love to hear your ideas.
This is just another fun way to express your art!