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Gallery, Quilts 1-5

monet-sunflowers (Monet's Zonnebloemen), click to enlargeMonet's Sunflowers (Monet's Zonnebloemen 2000-2002)  138cm x 181cm (54" x 71")
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A painting by Claude Monet is the basis for this design. I used the computer to break the painting up in rectangular pieces of different sizes and shapes. The size of the shapes is determined by the amount of color variation in the original picture. Quilt detail.

colorful-dreams (Kleurrijke dromen), click to enlargeColorful Dreams (Kleurrijke dromen 2005)  125cm x 97cm (49" x 38")
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Inspired by a photo. After earlier successful attempts at making quilts based on photos, this is the first time I used curved shapes to follow the natural curves of the subject. Both the design and the quilting pattern were created on the computer. Quilt detail.

ode-aan-ootje (), click to enlargeOde aan Ootje (2007)  165cm x 115cm (65" x 45.5")
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Memories of the old Dutch banknotes (before the Euro made its entrance), colorful images by graphic designed Douwe Oxenaar (nicknamed "Ootje"). Quilt detail.

spring-is-in-the-air (), click to enlargeSpring is in the air (2006)  104cm x 107cm (41" x 42")
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A spring quilt that reminds me of spring green grass and colorful Dutch bulb fields. The three-dimensional design is created using POV-Ray. Quilt detail.

menger-cube (Kubus van Menger), click to enlargeMenger's Cube (Kubus van Menger 2004)  110cm x 110cm (43.5" x 43.5")
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This design is based on a Menger Sponge.