Tessa Layzelle
T A L Modern Quilts

After painting

'Seated man'  90cm x 100cm  and 'Male Classical'  123cm x 88cm are colour studies of two of Willem de Kooning's 1940s oil painted portraits. They comprise of painted linens and cottons and are lined with 100% cotton batting. The quilt stitches describe the charcoal like lines present in the paintings. 

'Duck rabbit' is inspired by a sketch of woman in the sun by Pierre Bonnard and the clothes in Rohmer's 1983 film 'Pauline at the Beach'. Linens, vintage ticking and a flint of hand painted cotton for the polka dots. Lined with 100% cotton batting. 200cm x 170cm 

 

'Seated man'  90cm x 100cm  and 'Male Classical'  123cm x 88cm are colour studies of two of Willem de Kooning's 1940s oil painted portraits. They comprise of painted linens and cottons and are lined with 100% cotton batting. The quilt stitches describe the charcoal like lines present in the paintings. 

'Duck rabbit' is inspired by a sketch of woman in the sun by Pierre Bonnard and the clothes in Rohmer's 1983 film 'Pauline at the Beach'. Linens, vintage ticking and a flint of hand painted cotton for the polka dots. Lined with 100% cotton batting. 200cm x 170cm