American Tapestry Alliance Show
This small tapestry has been selected for the ATA Small Tapestry International 6: Beyond the Edge. "Two Moons"©DL Rigter. I was trying to find a way to create the tapestry within their size requirements without weaving a square format. This was my solution and I'm quite pleased with it. You can read more about the upcoming show at the link above.
Here are the Venues:
May 27–July 20, 2019
Orville J. Hanchey Gallery
Northwestern State University
75 Sam Sibley Dr
Natchitoches, Louisiana 71457
Opening Reception: July 1, 2019, 5–7 pm
September 6 – October 12, 2019
Augustana Teaching Museum of Art
639 38th St
Rock Island, IL 61201
Opening Reception: September 6, 2019, 5–7 pm
DL Rigter Digital Works
The new year got off to a slow start with my whole family getting a horrible bug. Things are finally getting back to normal. I have been working on the computer painting digital works because I just didn't feel well enough to paint or weave. That is one thing that I love about digital work, no mess to clean up and I can do it even when I'm not feeling 100%. Here are a few wips some may get stitched or turn into a tapestry cartoon or not. Still thinking about them. Process... and where does it take me?
I'm thinking of printing this one on linen or cotton and adding stitch. My fingers are itching to get back to stitching. I'll probably do both, free form machine stitching and hand stitch on this one. I love this natural palette. This started with graphite drawings of texture on paper with tea dyeing added. Then I worked that image further in photoshop. Excited with where these are going. Exploring mark making and layers.
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