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Old 11-06-2022, 12:08 PM
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Hey all,
Here's my most recent finish. It's called Big Fish at the Falls. It's an abstraction of a fish I saw jumping in the James River near where I live. I made a smallish doodle drawing in my sketchbook, then enlarged it and traced it onto black fabric and painted it using Jacquard Lumier Paints. Two layers of batting and quilted on my Sweet Sixteen. Measures 30" x 39".

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Old 11-06-2022, 12:25 PM
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Oh Wow, my granddaughter would love that. She paints beautiful things too. That is lovely!
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Old 11-06-2022, 12:40 PM
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That's Ah-mazing! What a beautiful piece you've created there - gorgeous, gorgeous, gorgeous! I'm expecting to see that at next years Virginia State Fair with a beautiful ribbon attached.. Thanks for sharing your technique/ideas..
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Old 11-06-2022, 12:49 PM
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Wow, another spectacular piece Rob! Is this going into a show as well? The details are just amazing, I always look forward to seeing your work, you’re so very talented!
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Old 11-06-2022, 01:29 PM
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Thanks y'all.

Tallchick- it's a piece I made for a biennial show at artspace gallery in Richmond. They asked for a piece that was about the James River, so that's what I came up with.

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Well done!
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It's gorgeous, Rob! A real work of art. You just get better and better.
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Old 11-06-2022, 04:44 PM
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Thanks so much for posting this, Rob. Like Tallchick, I always look forward to seeing your work. Good luck in the show.
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That is an amazing quilted wall hanging. I love it. That should be entered into a quilt show somewhere. I bet you would win Viewer's Choice for sure.
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Love your work!
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