Fault Line Wall Art Quilt

14.50"W x 15.50"H x 0.3"D

$100 (Shipping Included)

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Connie Betterley


Medium: Painting

Subject Tags: modern, abstract, landscape

Media: cotton, fabrics, batting, batik

Size: 14.5"W x 15.5"H x 0.25"D

Year Created: 2018

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The inspiration for the design of this wall art quilt came from a photograph showing layers of multi-colored sandstone and the shifts in the layers over time. I selected a variety of batik fabrics to mimic the look and feel of stone without appearing cold. This one-of-a-kind art quilt is crafted out of cotton batik fabrics and is delivered ready to hang in a special place in your home or office.

I always wanted to be able to draw and paint, and I always admired those who were able to see an object and render it realistically on paper with pencils or paint. I was never able to do so. However, over time I realized I could make art with fiber – grasses for baskets, yarn for weavings, fabric for quilts. I made my first quilt when I was in graduate school - a simple strip-pieced “Around the World” quilt. From the very beginning I was concerned mostly about the colors – for that quilt I wanted to achieve a smooth gradation of color in the fabric choices. Since then, I have taken a series of workshops from nationally and internationally renowned artists. I am always fascinated with their creative process and how they work. I’ve adopted bits and pieces of how they work into my own. While some quilters use fusing techniques for their quilts that allow them to render realistic landscapes, I use traditional piecing techniques to obtain a result that is more abstract.

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