Sunday, March 23, 2008

Project finished

Happy Easter everyone. I finished the piece from the first Lesson in Pamela Allans class. Lot's of hand stitching, perhaps a bit over down. Who would believe that one small blue button would stand out. I think I shall call it 'Out Of The Blue'.

Friday, March 21, 2008

Self Portrait

I am having so much fun in Pamela's class and learning so much. No sketching or drawing, no fusibles, just taking the scissors and cutting the shapes. Our present lesson is a self portrait, here is mine. The hair, well I was a blonde but am greying nicely, the purple/blue? It's just a laugh on many older women that I knew that put that blue rinse in their hair :) The hair is yarn. It will look better when I get some stitching done on it, so far it's just fabric glued down.
A gorgeous day in the far north, little snow left can now see some green grass and I'm thinking spring is on it's way.

Thursday, March 20, 2008

Catch up

I am so behind, life has gotten in the way!
I'm posting a picture or two from the class I'm taking with Pamela Allen. Man that girl just oozes talent. This is an online class and due to a computer melt down I started a week or more late. This picture was an exercise in using only black and white to do a still life, with lot's of feedback from Pamela this is my attempt. It still needs embellishing with stitching etc. The colored picture is from lesson two, using complimentary colors blue and orange. No pencil, just the scissors!