Strata Tapestries

Mesa Strata and Prairie Strata

The question:  How to describe the hugeness of geologic time in small format tapestry, and retain the essence of the desert and prairie.  The process was one of distilling the shapes, colors, and textures, not unlike writing Haiku.  The result:  these diptychs.

  Mesa Strata        
  
 
  
    10” x 10”        ©1999 Elizabeth J. Buckley                     photo credit:  Elizabeth J. Buckley    
  
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Mesa Strata     10” x 10”    ©1999 Elizabeth J. Buckley                    photo credit:  Elizabeth J. Buckley

  Prairie Strata    
  
 
  
        10” x 10”      ©1999 Elizabeth J. Buckley                        photo credit:  Elizabeth J. Buckley    
  
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Prairie Strata     10” x 10”    ©1999 Elizabeth J. Buckley                       photo credit:  Elizabeth J. Buckley