Bear in grass

The bear has had a lot of surface texture added, along with some free machine embroidery. Now onto the next part: tree trunks, flowers and final back lighting.

Bear Update

Have been playing around with the composition. One of the nicest aspects of felt is that you can cut bits off and move them around fairly successfully. I have been working the surface of the fur and the embroidered sections will make most of the texturing.

For Gretel

If you ever visit my other Blog you will know that the arts and craft people I know are rallying to support Gretel Parker: Donna’s blog explains the whys and wherefore’s.  For anyone touched by such a tragedy it is hard enough to come to terms with the grief.  We are trying to alleviate the…

Painting in Fiber

This is the first wet, needle and rolled felted piece, finished with hand stitching. It is a sample piece, sketching in fibers really. I have really enjoyed the process, although I am not that pleased with the finished picture…room for improvement here I think.

Inspiration hunt

The last few weeks have been tinged with sadness (the events of which are chronicled and expressed in my other blogspot, blog).  This rather threw the impetus to make anything out of the window.  Couple that to an incredibly intense term at school and you have a recipe for creative block. So to try and…