Friday, June 2, 2017

Wide Horizons V - Claire Passmore, Am I Beautiful Yet?

Am I beautiful yet?

Why do we believe our natural appearance needs to be enhanced? At a makeup counter I watched a woman's face being painted by an enthusiastic 'beautician' using a rainbow of cosmetics which actually masked the customer's natural beauty. When will we realize, we are beautiful just the way we are.

Central wholecloth panel is fabric painted and dyed, applied by brush, stencil and airbrush. Pieced top and bottom border with some fused raw edged pieces. Quilted on a domestic machine

Fabric paint, Markal oilstick and Derwent Inktense blocks, fiber reactive dye, cotton lawn and poplin, rayon and polycore thread, cotton/poly batting

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