Monday, May 21, 2012

SYNTHESIS


The term synthesis (from the ancient Greek σύνθεσις σύν [with] and θεσις [placing]) is used in many fields, usually to mean a process which combines together two or more pre-existing elements resulting in the formation of something new. 

My art quilts are a combination of ingredients and materials; fabric, acrylic paint, buttons, beads—those are the physical materials.  Each one starts with an idea and then a drawing.  In between all of this is a process of creating.  The final product is a synthesis of it all.
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