Posts Tagged ‘haiku’

Haiku II

September 1, 2016

 Haiku II is a visual interpretation of its namesake Japanese literary artform .  Translucent silk fabrics were dyed using the Japanese shibori technique itajime, then layered with synthetic fabrics and machine stitched. Photography by Jack Kulawik. But I could hardly name an art quilt Haiku and not write a poem for it, now could I?  So here goes: Haiku II […]

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Haiku III

August 31, 2016

  Haiku III The silk remembers The loom, the folds, the needle, The thread, and the flame. Shibori is a Japanese word for creating pattern on fabric.  In the shibori process, many items can be used–folds, clamps, string, needle and thread.  Haiku III  is a visual interpretation of the poetic literary art form.  Translucent silk […]

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Haiku I by Mary Vaneecke, 2016. 29.5'' x 22''

Haiku I

August 30, 2016

 Haiku I became a study of sorts for a larger work (Haiku II) and launches a new series.  Both feature hand-dyed sheer silk fabrics over-layed with synthetic sheers, and machine stitched.  This allows for a fascinating interplay between colors, values, and repeating shapes.  Haiku I is more intense, and reminds me of a Rorschach test, if […]

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