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Endless Mystery Complete
The best I can do for a straight on shot at the moment.  The hanging system is complete; a 2" velcro strip (fuzzy side) sewn onto the sleeve at the top.  The velcro hooks are stapled to a 3" maple rail which can be screwed to studs in the wall.  Hanging sys...
Endless Mystery Complete
Endless Mystery Complete
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Endless Mystery V
Here is the completed piece! Finished size is approx 38" x 68".  The branches are constructed and applied, as is the 'Old Man's Beard' hanging from the trees.  Edges are bound except for most of the tree trunks which are allowed to extend.  Still need to fi...
Endless Mystery V
Endless Mystery V
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Endless Mystery IV
Quilting the layers together is complete.  The trunks now have their curve and the background has texture.  The ferns and shrubs have some dimension. Paint has been applied to the trunks, the foreground, and the ferns. At the moment I can't get far enough a...
Endless Mystery IV
Endless Mystery IV
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Endless Mystery - Part III
A couple of days have been spent stitching down the ferns, shrubs, and padding the tree trunks.  Here is how I construct the ferns first onto a piece of parchment paper.  The leaves are all prepared ahead of time and ready to apply.  I was quite struck by t...
Endless Mystery - Part III
Endless Mystery - Part III
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Endless Mystery - Part II
The title for this piece was inspired by Emily Carr.  She loved forests and trees more than just about anything and at one point in 'Klee Wyck' she says  "For all their crowding, there was room between every tree, every leaf, for limitless mystery." I have ...
Endless Mystery - Part II
Endless Mystery - Part II
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'Endless Mystery' in progress
Endless Mystery - Part I "Trees are poems that the earth writes upon the sky."  This is a quote by Kahlil Glbran from "Sand and Foam."  It explains maybe why I am so passionate about trees.  I'm documenting progress on my latest forest scene; this one will ...
'Endless Mystery' in progress
'Endless Mystery' in progress
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Forest Filter Series IV & V
Emily Carr - "For all their crowding, there was room between every tree, every leaf, for limitless mystery." I like the way sunlight filters through a giant Douglas Fir forest, reflecting colours until the air is saturated. Focus on the miniature world grow...
Forest Filter Series IV & V
Forest Filter Series IV & V
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October's Fragile Beauty
My fellow Cyber Fibre friend reminded me that I have a piece in a Fibre Art Network Show in La Conner, Washington, US.   October 5 - December 30, 2016 Ekphrastic  usually refers to a literary response to a work of art.  In this case the artists are respondi...
October's Fragile Beauty
October's Fragile Beauty
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Forest Filter III I'm showing progress on my newest forest scene. I'm trying to work out design and construction for a much larger piece.  I'm definitely going to move the large tree from the centre of the piece.  Talk about blocking the view!  Still to att...
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All the Lonely People
Theme:  Inspired by a Beatles Song Title:  All the Lonely People By Terry Phillips Quadra Island, BC Observing from the shelter
of my car one day, I sketched these three men going about their
business. When the theme came up I knew exactly what Beatles Son...
All the Lonely People
All the Lonely People
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