Sunday, September 06, 2009

#48 of 52 projects and a Storm

When I started dyeing and painting fabric this is the sort of piece I envisioned creating; whole cloth where nothing has been sewn or added on. The 4x6 inch piece is adhered to a 5x7 inch painted Peltex that has the thickness of mat board.
It's been such a long time since I've seen rain that when it happened yesterday the novelty of it was an event. If it hadn't been for a guava tree that required re-staking after the monsoonal wind raced through the area on the tail of the rain I would never have seen the cloud formation that was to the north of us. The windows face south. Truly a break from the mundane sunshine endless hot days. Sweet! I blogged a little more about it on the photography blog.

Quote: Stress is basically a disconnection from the earth, a forgetting of the breath. Stress is an ignorant state. It believes that everything is emergency. Nothing is that important. Just Lie down. Natalie Goldberg


queenopearls said...

The Peltex piece, when viewed at a distance, reminds me of the multitude of monoliths in the movie 2010 heralding a new beginning for Europa. Very cool and uplifting piece. Thank you!
Now the clouds are amazing. I can only imagine how phenomenal they looked in person. Wow.

Val Foster said...

Awesome new piece Gail. It has a mysterious, ethereal quality to it. And movement. Fantastic! Simple, and yet makes a statement.

The cloud photo is amazing. A still shot of the beauty and power of nature. I can imagine it must've been a monsoon rain storm. One much wanted, needed, and appreciated. Very cool photo!!!

Julie said...

What an amazing sky, Gail! It looks like something off "Close Encounters...."

darlene aKa HugGeR said...

Gail the clouds must have been an amazing site.

Your piece looks or has a feeling to me of a storm, very interesting.