Layers of acrylics, with hand cut stencils for Buddha and the circles.
A wash of iridescent paint and a touch of gold wax.
Is how it feels just now, the week before the school holidays is always busy.
Yesterday we had a meeting of the Twyne stitching group in Rothbury and my lovely friends helped me to sort out where to go next on a piece of work
The fifth of six pieces is almost complete for the Wallington exhibition.
A dyed background of poppy red rayon.
And drawings to machine stitch.
I’ve made lots of samples and now I know what to do next.
An idea also popped into my head (as they do) for a costume and I’m now really excited about it!
But firstly I need to finish using this;
All the woodwork in the studio is in the middle of having a makeover.
Its chaos in there.
Blame the Interior Design Competition on TV. (Though I really did NOT agree with the finalists!)
Meanwhile the garden is looking all snowdroppy…..
And my first ever Hellebore is flowering!