Next Step on Phoebe Dreaming

I’ve cut the finished patches and have begun to build the nests. I have one more Phoebe in flight to finish, then I’ll start the spiraled quilt pattern I have in mind. I’ve enjoyed this process very much. Each time I work on another thread painted phoebe, I feel I’ve gotten to know them a little bit better. One thing continues to impress me. In a culture where flash and color are equated with “better” somehow, I feel these muted birds radiate such a perfect sense of intensity and focus. They simply are “perfect in their character.” They exist in a state of simply knowing they have everything they need to succeed in life. No judgement from others is required or needed. So, my plan is for a very intensely colored background to reflect that “perfection of character” the muted colors may not convey. I hope it all comes together as it seems to in my mind.

DulciArt

Happily retired! Renewing my interests in music and art. Hoping to improve my skills in all creative areas.

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