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More fun with the self-portrait.

 

Based on a photo by Bart Baldwin.

Americana

When honor is matched
in love

there
lies truth.

Digital art of eagles holding a heart.

It’s a great name for a cocktail, isn’t it?

For the first study of this quilt block design, I chose warm, summer colors in a traditional layout:

Log cabin Swirl quilt pattern in summer colors.

I chose cooler colors for the second version and added a custom border:

Log Cabin Swirl quilt pattern in cool spring colors.

The colors used for this study of the quilt block Log Cabin Swirl were inspired by the mid August summer pallet of Western Wisconsin. A black background makes the colors pop.

The layout is basic with sixteen total blocks. Four blocks are rotated at a center point to make the first unit, and four such units are sewn together to complete the whole.

Log Cabin Swirl in warm summer colors.

Self-portrait Tuesday asks:

Is there one thing in your life that you want to let go of, conquer or achieve?

Here is my question to you: How are you going to do it?

Well. There are many things. But this one thing I’ve always wanted to do.

Here, I’ve conquered the digital quilt.

“Spider’s Den”

Spider's Den Digital Quilt

Now…do I want to let go of the Spider’s Den

or do I want to achieve it?

On Tuesday, even.

The best part about a self-portrait is that you can make it look way cooler than what is seen in the mirror.

Here’s my first self portrait; a semi-pop art rendition of moi.

Self Portrait #1