6.18.2007

BJP Progress Report #2



I continue to continue. The obsession is taking a firmer hold. I want to get to the sunset part in the top right corner, but I don't want to rush the sunrise segment, either. It's coming together - bit by bit and somehow in spite of me. The thing I noticed is that as I'm working so closely with the piece, I don't grasp the whole of it until I take a picture of it. Then I find myself surprised, as though the piece were coming into being all on its own. I think it has a lot to do with getting out of my own way.

5 comments:

  1. Wow, you are moving along. I have had to rip some out as I didn't quited space it how I wanted; even so, I don't move at your pace. It is looking very nice. I can't wait to see what you do with the sunrise.

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  2. I love the movement it your piece, and the colors.
    Sunni

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  3. It's coming along quite nicely, love the colors and the sparkle! I'm looking forward to your next post.

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  4. love it! it's very deep, like looking down through layers and layers.

    i have that same sort of thing going on-- i don't see full perspective of my work until i photographed it. Then i see what it really looks like. Strange, eh? only happens with my bead embroidery though!

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  5. So lush and shimmery! Love how's it coming along! I'm the same way with photography and beadwork. I think it gives a certain distance when it's photographed - you can see the whole thing all at once, instead of being right up close.

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