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Apr 19, 2012
Sorry there isn’t much step by step photography in this one – last weekend was a total stitch fest and I didn’t pause much…so here’s the before shot: When I did the transfer outline for this one, I pressed a bit too hard on the fresh ink so I got quite a coarse line. I was worried it would show through, but having done my two skulls I was totally into split stitch-shading everything so used this with some more variegated silk thread to hug the line really tightly. 3.5 hours later… I totally love him, and his little french...
Mar 14, 2012
Mar 11, 2012
This is what I made this week. In fact I managed to get the whole bone done on Sunday afternoon. Well, I mean I started it about 3pm and finished at Midnight. I’m an idiot. It was intense. My hands hurt for 2 days. I just get completely drawn in to the one by one by one approach to this kind of canvaswork. So anyway, then I did the black background over the following couple of evenings, all in all I estimate 15 hours of work, not including making the pattern. Sorry about the greenish glow. Maybe it's a side...