Monday, February 21, 2005

This is a close up from my 1st officially "fused" quilt and based on a design by Frieda Anderson. OK so the machine stitching is NOT Melody Johnson's...Heck, it's not even Free Wheelin' dogs down quilting yet. Pretty evident that this student is working in the style of the Masters (or is it Mistresses?) and definitely in the style of the Chicago School of Fusing. "Imitation is the highest form of flattery." See more below.
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"Color is the real substance for me, the real underlying thing which drawing and line are not."
--Sam Francis

"The great man is one who never loses his child's heart."
-- Philosopher Mencius

"We wear our attitudes in our bodies."
-- Patti Davis

Colour embodies an enormous though unexplored power which can effect the entire human body as physical organism.

Colour is a means of exercising direct influence upon the soul.
--V. Kandinsky
I found I could say things with color and shapes that I couldn't say any other way.. things I had no words for.
Georgia O'Keeffe

Nothing is really work unless you'd rather be doing something else.
J. M. Barrie, Peter Pan

Faith is like driving a car at night. You never see further than your headlights, but you can make the whole trip that way.
E. L. Doctorow

Somebody once said that people become artists
because they have a certain kind of energy to release, and that rings true to me.
--Dale Chihuly