Fourth Quarter Challenge 2019 Colourscapes

This challenge is inspired by our trip to Mottisfont Abbey where Kaffe Fassett exhibited over 70 glorious items including furniture fabric, clothing and wall hangings.

“I create in palettes of colour because that is my main obsession.” Kaffe Fassett

We were allowed to take photographs of Kaffe’s work at the exhibition – this is one of his wall hangings …

Kaffe Fassett Exhibition at Mottisfont

…and a close up of another.

Kaffe Fassett Exhibition at Mottisfont 1

Please click on the link below, scroll down a little, and you will come to a very short video of Kaffe Fassett talking about and showing some of his work.

So this quarter’s challenge is to make a “colourscape” using whatever fibre media you enjoy working with.  It can be realistic or abstract and any shape or form.

Go wild with this challenge and be as free as you like!

We often use our photos to inspire us, so we’d like to share some with you.

Chihuly Glass installation at the Bellagio in Las Vegas, US

Chihuly glass installation at the Bellagio in Las Vegas 1

Chihuly glass installation at the Bellagio in Las Vegas 2

Bar top in a hotel in Las Vegas, US

Bar top in a hotel in Vegas

A Peacock in Madrid, Spain

Peacock in Madrid

Jellyfish in a Singapore aquarium

Jellyfish in Singapore aquarium

Gaudi mosaic in Barcelona, Spain

Gaudi mosaic in Barcelona

Meadow in Christchurch, UK

Meadow in Christchurch, Dorset

Leaves on the ground at Kew Gardens, London

Leaves on the ground at Kew Gardens, London

Fishing nets in Crete

Fishing nets in Crete

Glass House in West Dean gardens, Chichester, UK

Glass house at West Dean gardens, Chichester

Trees at Mottisfont Abbey, UK

Trees at Mottisfont Abbey

Lego installation in Singapore botanical gardens

Lego installation in Singapore botanical gardens

And finally some blueberry leaves in our garden in the autumn …

blueberry leaves in the autumn in our garden

… and at this time of year, in some parts of the world, the trees and shrubs will be giving a wonderful display of colour!

We hope that you enjoy this challenge and that it brightens this quarter of the year.

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17 Responses to Fourth Quarter Challenge 2019 Colourscapes

  1. nanacathy2 says:

    Wonderful colours.

    • annielynrosie says:

      There are some wonderful colours in your current piece of knitting Cathy – a colourscape if ever there was! Please do post the finished piece.

  2. I think this will be fun. I had expected skyscape for some reason. I like this better. I have my 3rd quarter challenge underway. Better late than never. :O)

    • annielynrosie says:

      We were going to do skyscape Ann! But we like to keep everyone on their toes and we thought this would be fun.

      Annie is still working on her cityscape so you’re not the only one.

  3. ruthlane says:

    What a wonderful idea for the last challenge. I too was thinking sky so you are keeping us on our toes 🙂 I love all your colorful photos, such a lot of inspiration there.

  4. Antje says:

    Love the inspiring photos Lyn, you are definitely keeping us all on our toes.

    • annielynrosie says:

      Thank you Antje – all but one of the photos were taken by Annie – her camera is rarely idle and she must have over a million inspirational photos by now!

  5. Great idea and wonderful photos for inspiration. Thanks for sharing.

  6. annielynrosie says:

    Thank you Marilyn!

  7. Jan says:

    OOOH! lovely Photos! want as cool idea. your rite this time of year in Ottawa can be spectacular (if it dosnt decide to rain or snow!) last nights sunset would even have been an inspirational pallet, lots of Peach tones. what to chose? what to chose?

    • annielynrosie says:

      A sunset would indeed make a great colourscape Jan, as would the autumnal trees. We’d love to see what you could come up with.

  8. Patricia says:

    Lovely photos and ideas , thank you for the inspiration , I am now going to scroll through my many pics.

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