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.


  1. 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.