Anamorphic Roses - catoptric perspective, conical mirror quilt by Rose Rushbrooke. Image copyright © Rose Rushbrooke.

Anamorphic Roses

© Rose Rushbrooke 2015
25″ h x 25″ w

Pattern: Rose bunch.
Technique: Hand appliquéd and quilted.
Medium: Commercially printed cotton fabric and flexible mirror.

Anamorphic Image copyright © Rose Rushbrooke.
Anamorphic Roses without mirror.

A morphed rose bunch. The center is left clear. This is where the mirror is placed to reflect the stretched image.

Reflection of rose bunch in the conical mirror. Image copyright © Rose Rushbrooke.
Reflection of rose bunch in the conical mirror.

Once the conical mirror is placed at the center of the quilt the catoptric perspective reflects the mirrored rose bunch accurately.

Close up of hand stitched rose and leaves. Image copyright © Rose Rushbrooke.
Close up of hand stitched rose and leaves.

Commercially printed cotton is cut into shape and hand appliquéd onto the background. This is a close up of the appliqué and hand stitching