Monday, June 20, 2011

More from Lillian Smith Center

On the walk this morning I saw this lovely drip of rosin slowly making its way down a pine tree. Earlier drips have solidified, leaving a wonderful amber colored trail.
Today's four selvedge tapestry was started yesterday although I didn't weave much... laundry and a few other things took a bit of time so I finished it today... it's based on this watercolor of the path that leads away from the cottage where I'm staying here at the Smith Center.
I've worked outside on the porch all day -- not too uncomfortable although I've got a fan going there now. The cottage faces to the west so the porch gets hotter from now until sunset.
These three small tapestries were done last week... all less than 4" high and from about 2 1/2 to 3" wide.
The one of the path I finished a bit ago is 3" wide x 3 1/2" high. It's been washed and pressed and will dry overnight on the ironing board where it's pinned now.  Photographed it in the bright sun so the colors are a bit washed out.

I'll set up another four selvedge warp before the afternoon's over... maybe I'll weave a snippet of marigold --a petal or two. Maybe something else... we'll see what happens!

2 comments:

LA said...

Lovely pieces....can't wait to see more!

Jan said...

I love these tiny 4 sided tapestries. The green warp works really well.