Wednesday, May 11, 2011

"Watermelon" Beginning Oil Painting by Artist, NORA KASTEN


Beginning of "Watermelon" Painting
"I blocked this in one afternoon, over a week ago and not sure if I will get back to it since the watermelon is long gone to the trash.   My interest turned to fashion and design and below is my latest creation."


"A page (below) in the May issue of Town & Country magazine was my inspiration.  I had this pink linen Lauren blouse that I liked but didn't like to wear because the linen fabric wrinkles so badly.  It doesn't show in the photo but the fabric for the skirt is 100% cotton, quilted squares . . .  and yes, I laundered the fabric before cutting out the pattern.   For this leisure wear evening dress, the wrinkles won't matter to me.  Do any of you watch the Food Channel?  There's a cooking program called "Semi Homemade".  That's what I'm calling my new dress, Semi Homemade."


5 comments:

martinealison said...

De gros bisous à vous ma chère Nora...

Carol Blackburn said...

Looks like you've been busy, Nora...and doing wonderful things I must say. Love the dress!

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