I seem to be enjoying the combination of water colours and embroidery. This piece features my own design of a “dragon” with a ferrety familiar. It features HUNDREDS of French knots!
For a year now, we have had a very naughty ferret in the house. You could say that the house is in the grips of ferret mania. So for her birthday an apt present was an embroidered ermine for her room. Continue reading Embroidered ermine
This is one panel of my entry for the 2016 NeuroCentricArts competition at the University of Toronto, titled “Room with a View”. Technique-wise, the work probably moves more towards mixed-media. Elements of the panels make use of fabric appliqué, iron-on transfers, and – this was really fun – block prints made of stamps carved from soft rubber blocks.
NCA was an art exhibit on 29 April 2016 and artwork featured themes related to the neuron, the brain and the mind. It was a
So I’m working on the concept for a neuro-inspired art piece for an upcoming exhibit. Wanted to move towards a vignette on fabric this time, and there will too many details for appliqué (yes, even for me). Some elements are going to repeat, so I decided to explore creating stamps on fabric. After seeing Continue reading Stamp Carving: Flea, Fly, Flo, Mosquito!
Here is the draft of our family’s design for our street’s Advent-inspired fundraiser DailyFlag for Daily Bread this December. It’s titled “Drink. Up. Your. Soup!”. Not that the subject in question appears to need any urging.