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Featuring a newish release: 'An inky blue wash on the scales'. Thanks so much everyone for your faves, comments, purchases & project pictures - so much appreciated! All designs © Su Schaefer, All Rights Reserved
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Scenes through a moon gate, red. Entry in the Chinese Paper Cutting Contest. Art pen on cel & line art. © Su Schaefer 2014
Printed a bright red on basic cotton (3rd thumbnail above), may print darker on other substrates.
See all my Chinoiserie designs.
Chinoiserie (from 'chinois' - the French for Chinese), as a style was inspired by art and design from China and other Asian countries. Characteristics include asymmetry, playful contrasts of scale, fanciful imagery and fantastic landscapes: filled with exotic buildings such as pagodas and pavilions; birds, dragons, and people in Chinese clothing. The Victoria and Albert Museum has some nice examples. The scenes in my design were inspired by a much-loved illustration - very much in the Chinoiserie style - by A. Groves-Raines in my childhood book of Hans Christian Andersen's Fairy Tales (1st published 1950).
Art pen on cel & line art, basic repeat.
[Currently set @ Fabric: 340 ppi, Wallpaper: 200, Gift wrap: 233 ppi]
su g (1100),
red and white (610),
paper cut (377),
paper cutting (307),
chinese paper cutting (259),
lattice trellis (42),
moon gate (10)
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Posted about 2 years ago.
Thanks for your nice comments and helpful feedback Julie, Helene and Thordis, much appreciated.
Posted over 2 years ago.
Very well done Su!! I love alternation of graphic symbols and realistic scenes.
Stunning design Su! I love the combination of intricate scenery with the bold geometric pattern!
Thanks for your kind words Pat, much appreciated!
Love the intricate detail Su!
Thanks so much Cal and Sheila for your lovely comments (and the luck, Cal, I can just see it in wrought iron!)
Beautiful work Su! Great coordinates too!
Su such a beautiful and intricate design! I too love this kind of work and also was inspired by story book illustrations in my childhood. Still have some of those books. The lattice style of this design has got me envisioning it not only in fabric but in wrought iron. Would look so beautiful in my entranceway.... ;* ) Wishing you luck in the contest!
Thanks very much Lisa for your nice comment and helpful feedback!
Nice design, Su! I love how you integrated the metalwork patterns of the gate.
Thank you very much Ceri, Jill, Tina and Kelly for your lovely comments and feedback, very much appreciated!
lovely idea and lovely execution!
This is so beautiful-such wonderful illustrations! Great collection!
Amazing design with superb illustrations and great geometry! Wow!
Gorgeous Su! The fretwork holds the scenes together so well. Beautiful work.
Thanks very very much Francesca, Rhonda, Melanie and Sylvie for your lovely comments and great feedback - especially re the collection, Francesca - it is just so helpful to me to hear what you see and think works (I'm hearing balance, graphics + drawings, ambiance) and all you say is very much appreciated!
Brilliant design Su! Wow :-)
Amazing, such fabulous detail, and a great balanced design, just lovely Su!
Your lovely design has a wonderful Oriental ambiance, Su!
Beautiful collection! You have created a nice balance between the graphics and illustration!
Thanks so much Lori!! So glad to hear the proportions work - after numerous experiments... off to look at it in wallpaper now... (thanks for that!)
Oh wow! Such beautiful details and smart proportions. This would make stunning wallpaper!
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