Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Stones--tapestry and painting

Just a bit more woven today:

My progress does seem slow but I have to remember that it's 60" across and that I'm figuring out what I'm doing as I proceed.  I have basis lines within which changes happen but the selection of the colors to make the yarn mixtures I want takes time.  And I'm trying to translate a very loose painterly design into something weave-able.  I'm trying to be informed by the color information I put into the painting but not copy it, mark for mark, stroke for stroke.  For example, I'm trying to turn this:

into this:

And this:

into this:

Sometimes it works, sometimes it doesn't.  Yet most of the time I move ahead and am happy with the translation--or happy enough, anyway.


JQ said...

Beautiful and delicate.

Sue said...

Bet it will come together as you want it when done. It is sometimes difficult to see how one small area will work in a finished large piece.

Janette Meetze said...

It's coming along beautifully.