"Villon Interpretation" ©1999
Art Quilt by Studio Artist Dottie Gantt

"Villon Interpretation" copyright 1999 - Art Quilt by Dottie Gantt
Size 16" w X 20 " h

Artist's Statement:

My friend Jo Ann Amidon challenged me to interpret the "Le Philosophe" oil on canvas by Jacques Villon.  While the colors and mood of Villon's "Le Philosophe" were not quite my own personal style, I was pleased with my interpretation.

Cutting out pieces and then fusing them on a muslin background created this piece.  After I had fused the top, I realized that the colors were too bright, so I muted the colors by overlaying black net on top of the piece before quilting it.  The whole piece was free-motion machine quilted with black thread.

Materials:  Commercial cotton fabrics and black netting was used.  Cotton and mono filament/nylon threads were used for the machine quilting and machine embroidery.  Polyester batting was also


"Villon Interpretation" copyright 1999 - Art Quilt by Dottie Gantt
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