Inspired by the silvery, papery, translucent seed pods of plant ‘Lunaria annua’ (known as honesty in UK, money plant or silver dollars elsewhere) and 'Temple' paintings of Ian McKeever RA
Giving new life to an old hand quilted Durham quilt, worn thin with age and use, by painting its surface, emphasising the quality of the stitching.
“No legacy so rich as honesty” William Shakespeare from “Alls Well That Ends Well” IIIv
Techniques: Photoshop manipulated images printed onto silk organza treated with BubbleJetSet; machine appliqué of organza onto old Durham quilt ; machine quilting; surface painted with gesso and Golden acrylic paints
'Highly Commended' award in Art Quilt Category, Festival Of Quilts, NEC, Birmingham 2010
Size 75 x 110cm Date: 2010