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Thursday, May 2, 2013

When White is Right

Very few of my quilts incorporate true bright white. 24/7 is one of them. This detail image shows how a striking pure white background creates a sharp contrast for the hands of the clock (5:00 o'clock).
Sometimes white conveys a realistic concept such as the puffy white cloud in this close up of Good Morning.
Just a touch of white makes eyes come alive as shown in this whimsical sheep in my quilt, Footloose. Always add a bright white highlight in the iris of eyes.

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