This is the photo I used as a basis for the currently unfinished art quilt

Photo Editing Programs- New Tool For Designing Art Quilts?

 

This is the photo I used as a basis for the currently unfinished art quilt

 

If you visit my blog very often, you might have noticed that I haven’t posted as frequently as I usually do. I’ve had a few things going on, so I’ll try to catch you up in the next few posts on anything that might be interesting.
My Etsy shop is looking a little depleted lately. My last sale was four quilts that will be going into Oregon’s new state hospital, I felt pretty proud to be included  in the art choices for it  So that’s a nice thing to share.
My Etsy shop is looking a little depleted lately. So what that means is I need to get busy and make quilts! That is just what I’m doing, making quilts and loving it.
I’m currently experimenting with what may prove to be a useful tool to generate a little creative inspirations.
I’ve been playing around with Photoshop using some of the special effects edits and have had a few results that I liked enough to put into my future projects folder. One that looked like an old photo negative. The colors-seem reversed. It looked like good art quilt material. So I tried it out, made one. I thought the result was interesting,I’m going to try a few-others.

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This is the main Photoshop picture I'm using to create my abstract art quilt., combining it with several others.

This is the main Photoshop picture I’m using to create my abstract art quilt., combining it with several others.

LEFT- Here’s the photo, I used, actually I used a darker colored version of this photo

 

RIGHT.

Here’s the art quilt, it isn’t capturing the photo effect.I found it hard to duplicate the thousands of tiny drops of colored ink that made up the photo.

 

 

 

 

 

Reminds me of Noe-Impressionist Seurat lots and lots of colored dots make up the picture. In this photo edited dogwoods, printed with zillions of tiny drops of-colored ink.  I’m intrigued with the idea, easy to do with paint, but thread?

Here’s another which gives a clearer view of the tiny drops of colored ink that create the image. I’m thinking about this idea, how to achieve this effect on an art quilt.

 

 Reminds me of Noe-Impressionist Seurat lots and lots of colored dots

Notice how many different tiny drops of color here?

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Do You Dream In Color?

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I’ve been working on this art quilt off and on for quite a while. I vacillate between ” This is too insanely wild”  and “Oh I’m just having a little fun”. I ask myself “If I ever finished it, would I have the nerve to put it in my shop?” I haven’t got a clue, but in the meantime, I still just having fun.

 

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