Leaves, Only Leaves

  • Posted on March 26, 2011
Leaves, Only Leaves

Yesterday a 36×60 sarong was stretched,  ready to come alive and I had no idea what I was going to paint on it. My dear, long lost friend, Judy, with whom I have rekindled a friendship (through Facebook) but haven’t seen in person in over 30 years, wants a silk, but I am still waiting for her to tell me what colors and design she wants on her silk.

So I looked out the window of my studio.  I saw all kinds and shapes of leaves, and started drawing leaves, leaves and more leaves !  My son, Henry, youngest of the five, when he was tiny, used to say “Leaf me alone” (when one of his siblings was bugging him – happens often in a big family!)…  I have named this silk “Leaf me alone” because it is all leaves and one morpho  butterfly.  I will post a shot of the final product. I am excited about this one!

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