Again a combination of felt, liberty print fabric, printed fabric (through my printer), silks and cottons.
Blackberries in the making.
As I’ve been really busy the last few weeks with my self set deadline to product six to ten pieces of work as soon as possible.
All using wool in some way and all suitable for photographing and card making.
Here is the first one in progress.
If you follow me on Instagram you’ll have seen some of these already.
Small, medium or large?
Setting down the main FME elements
Thinking about hand threads.
Happens to us all.
Refining thread choices.
Working on the hand sewing.
Finished picture coming soon.
Today is a beautiful day and I’m off into the garden for the first time this year.
Looking forward to it, but not sure where to start!
Just what it’s all about really isn’t it?
That desire to express what's inside you, to give it form, texture, shape, space and colour.
Sometimes it’s easy and looks exactly as you imagined it to be, sometimes it's very hard work and you don’t succeed.
”The expression or application of human creative skill and imagination, typically in a visual form such as painting or sculpture, producing works to be appreciated primarily for their beauty or emotional power.”
Printing blocks - from a antique sale somewhere, forgotten in the depths of time….. and a piece of Indian jewellery, from a set which I love, but have never worn.
All on the studio shelf behind my main desk.
Morning walk, up a hill past Chatton, looking back towards the Cheviot Hills.
Spotting rock art on lonely outcrops
Final destination Ketley Crags.
WOW. One of the best examples I’ve seen and in a stunning setting.
More info on the England Rock Art Site