I find it very difficult to draw and paint birds, my efforts always turning out too ‘cutesy’. The image above a case in point, recently finished after painting it about eight years ago! I have just got a really great tip though, from an artist called Shari Blaukopf. She has an online class currently on … More A Bird’s Eye!
I have loved creating these textile tiles, made in one large piece and then sliced into one inch squares and reassembled. It’s been great to plan the colour scheme and then use up lots of fabric scraps, plus using transfoil has always been one of my favourite things. I also love the serendipity of cutting … More Inchie Tiles
Three mini landscapes which need to be mounted separately. I am trying to finish and organise as much as I can in preparation for a charity sale at our home in early May. Final date to be confirmed but I am getting together lots of pictures, cards and samples which I will endeavour to post … More Mini Landscapes
A follow on piece from Gwen Hedley’s Stitch Camp project with the marks and shapes less random and more pebble and beach-like. South West Coastal Path inspiration obviously!
Three old(ish) pieces of work made into cushions. All bordered with the same thick linen fabric, which will be hard wearing but boy did it fray! From left to right, first cushion was an allium painting that I had printed onto cotton and then embroidered with a mixture of hand and machine stitch. The middle … More Three Cushions