Wednesday, November 7, 2012
Graphic- Quilling Quilled-Landscape Quilled-Seaside Quilled-Scenery - Palm Beach
The last week has been so dismal, with storms, hurricanes and floods and so many people have lost so much. During such times, one tends to forget the wonders and beauty of nature which acts like balm to the troubled soul.
This piece is dedicated to all those who lost so much, and I hope the tranquil scene will help you remember that your troubles will pass away and all will be serene , calm and well once again just like the sea which can be so destructive one moment, and so tranquil the next. Just keep positive and believe that all will be well.
I have used strips torn to different lengths, and the method used is similar to the tree trunk tutorial. As I keep repeating , use dark and light shades to create depth.
For the cresting waves, I have used beehive technique which is a great favorite of mine. Even though I love this technique, I only use it where I think it is relevant and represents the element I am trying to depict. I generally use it where fluffy or rounded elements look good.
For the palm leaves, I have used all shades of green and have folded the strip in V shapes and glued it trying to imitate the natural flow of the leaves. Remember gravity will pull the leaves down.
It looks like this when laid flat on the table. I love the way it looks when laid flat as the spaces are not so visible.