Thursday, June 7, 2012

A new day, a new work...

This will probably be the last work I make, which
utilises tiny fragments of reclaimed needlework - I'm
moving to larger pieces of embroidery and lace
and pinning directly to foam-core, rather than tulle,
in an attempt to save time and also
my back, arms and shoulders from repetitive strain.

It is a detail of a Laughing kookaburra, after Anthony Alder, who was
a Queensland taxidermist, painting in oils in the 1890's.

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