Friday, June 26, 2009

IF- "Worn"


The jeans in this illustration were actually toddler jeans "worn" by my daughter. The deep green of the grass was a pair of linen pants I wore until they were "worn" out, sad day when they went to the fabric box in the studio. I have been known to on a desperate day retire a piece of clothing sooner than I should if the texture of it is too irresistible for an illustration I am doing, my kids have learned to guard their treasured clothes and with them slowing down growing- I don't have as much opportunity these days. Thrift stores are wonderful places for "worn" linen hand towels, a great texture I wish I had more of.

10 comments:

  1. Hey Julia is your header new? I really love it. Great depth and color.

    This one is very special because of the fabrics and the art is wonderful. . .really love those dogs.

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  2. Just noticed all those birds! WOW!!! That is a lot of work!

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  3. It is gorgeous, Julia, as always. I love the pattern the birds make and the contrast of textures. The design, the composition, everything is just perfect!

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  4. Such a fantastic interpretation of the theme. Worn woven right in, so to speak.

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  5. so beautiful, i wish i could sew!

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  6. Truly amazing work! I love the details.

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  7. Oh, how I adore Fiber Art! Wonderful textured piece!

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  8. Amazing and wonderful! The anklet is a nice touch :)

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  9. I don't think I've ever seen fabric art before, so this is a fantastic introduction to it. It's beautiful and warm, and I want to hang out with the dogs on the back of that truck.

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