Patricia W.

I used “The Spontaneous Approach” for both of these compositions.

When I started the first composition I was remembering a prior composition from lesson 3 I believe. It measures about 24” x 24”. It has not much likeness to any other compositions of mine for this class

I used to create Stain Paintings with a lot more water and heavier paint for those. For these compositions, I used a thin fabric paint and a few thicker fabric paints (some transparent and some opaque for both paintings).

When I began painting composition two for Lesson 5, I was thinking of the word/feeling “Happiness”. It measures about 22” High by 33” wide. I used the same paints in mostly different colors from the first one.

Shannon M.

I am sending you some photos of my project and some info, so you can see I am building a project. I am using the new language of design that I have to learned to describe my development.

I have based my project on a Quilting Arts magazine article from the June/July 2015 issue. It was called, Blanket Stitch.

I choose a 9X12 piece of yellow acrylic felt, with red and blue for a triadic color scheme. I began with a large spiral for a background/crowd scene. I then covered that with painted cheesecloth and tulle to add texture and contrast. I maintained the spiral theme by adding 4 more smaller spirals, contrast in size, and now am adding blue starsfor unity and relationship.These items are my 'supporting cast.' The portion of the red doily that can be seen will develop into my focal point.

My design is partly spontaneous and partly planned. I'll think out one step, and then see what happens next for direction. I am using the Fibonacci/Golden Mean, idea for my proportions.

I will forge ahead!