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« on: July 12, 2011 06:28:46 AM »

I have already done one Peter Max afghan.
But when I saw an American Express gift card with this "falling man" design on it, I HAD to do another Peter Max afghan with this design too.



When I took this photo yesterday, the sun was so blazing hot out and the colors  looked different in the two front shot photos I took so here's the second photo.



Here's a photo of the picture that I graphed at Microrevolt to make the afghan with...



So, I found out there are/were three Peter Max designs for American Express cards. Naturally, this one, (my fave), doesn't seem to be available anymore. Why am I always the last person to find out about cool things?
Anyway, the other two are the Running Man and the Love ones.

I think this falling man image is from an Earth Day; Every Day poster of Peter Max's

I think it's the perfect design for a credit card.
I see it as me - falling into debt. LOL!!!!
(Hence, the title "Maxed Out" for this afghan!)

Anyway, the afghan is tunisian crocheted with a size J cabled afghan hook.
The yarns are either I Love This Yarn from Hobby Lobby or Red Heart yarn.
For the sun, I used two colors of a sparkly yarn called Bella. I'm not sure you can see the sparkliness in the photos.

In case you missed the first Peter Max afghan I made a couple of years ago, here's the link to that post here at Craftster.
http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=308322.0

Hope you like it!

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« Reply #1 on: July 12, 2011 06:57:37 AM »

Wow!  This is amazing!  Great colours!

How big is the final piece?
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« Reply #2 on: July 12, 2011 07:13:24 AM »

Wonderful! Peter Max is my favorite 20th century artist. I have 4 of his works.

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« Reply #3 on: July 12, 2011 07:25:51 AM »

Absolutely stunning and gorgeous!  I love each one of your afghans better than the last. 

It makes me want to try Tunisian crochet, altho I'm a little intimidated by it.
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« Reply #4 on: July 12, 2011 09:10:09 AM »

Wow, that is amazing!  You even put in the little stars......You must have had a ton of ends to sew in with all the color changes.
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« Reply #5 on: July 12, 2011 10:38:09 AM »

That is insanely awesome! Fantastic job Smiley
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« Reply #6 on: August 12, 2011 03:57:13 AM »

Amazing!  Grin
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« Reply #7 on: August 23, 2011 03:20:12 PM »

 Wink You are my hero! <3
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« Reply #8 on: August 23, 2011 06:54:50 PM »

So beautiful!
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