Sunday, July 18, 2010

Face #13

What if I piece a background out of printed silks, then machine embroider from the back side?

I didn't like the stark white area so put a printed sheer on top. Didn't love the line from the machine stitching, so I hand embroidered to get more variety in it:

Too much going on, so I toned some of the background down with white patches:


lynne h said...

she shakes her head in amazement... (yet again) xo

arlee said...

nice progression to depth and feeling!

Dayna Collins said...

Ahhh, a burst of creativity to start my week. Thank you for being my inspiration.

lynda Howells said...

love the eyes on this face!xlynda