Monday, January 12, 2009
Happy Birthday, Edgar Allan Poe!
Lynda Thompson of the QuiltArt List organized a Raven Challenge to honor the January 200th birthday celebration of Edgar Allan Poe. The theme was "raven", and the parameters were a 4x6" postcard size. Above is my interpretation of "Nevermore", a mixed-media fiberart postcard, using acrylic paints and thread painting on cotton fabric. Click on the picture for a more detailed image.
An additional element of the challenge was the opportunity to contribute our postcards to Virginia Spiegel's Collage Mania, a part of her Fiberarts for a Cause, which has raised over $165,000 so far for the American Cancer Society. Since this is a cause near and dear to my heart, this little postcard is of course going directly to Collage Mania for sale. More about it later ... it won't be until May of this year, and I can't wait!
Thank you, Lynda, for organizing this challenge, and Virginia for giving my "Nevermore" a way to contribute to FFAC!