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Monday, May 17, 2010

Aileen's Crown, and Another Maple Leaf

The photo of Aileen, Barbara, and me wearing flower crowns is woven. Here's the top part of the image:



After that, I started working on another image of Japanese red maple leaves:



This is a modified version of the previous red maple piece. It's been cropped and enlarged to make a square shape, rather than a horizontal rectangle. The number of colors was reduced in Photoshop using a different set of constraints, but the yarns are the same. The red is 30/2 silk, and the green a 20/2 cotton/bamboo blend.

Next up is an image of an oak tree against a sunset sky. I've still got to decide the weft colors, and will begin weaving it this afternoon. Photos to follow...

2 comments:

Lynn said...

The family photo is wonderful!

Laura said...

Amazing how much like a photo the textile looks! :)

Cheers,
Laura