36" x 38" Hand dyed cotton, pieced and machine quilted
2012 was the year of the Water Dragon, and it also happens that the Dragon is my Chinese Astrological sign. Of course, none of this crossed my mind when I started this piece, and it took a little while before it was revealed to me. As I began to read about it, I was surprised at all of the symbolism I had incorporated unknowingly. This is why I enjoy creating with no plan.
The Dragon is the fifth sign in the Chinese Zodiac, and it's the most revered.
I took no time off during the holidays, instead I painted silk scarves with thickened fiber reactive dyes.
Here are a few examples:
I'm also on Nina-Marie's blog... "Off the Wall Friday"