Friday, September 14, 2012

A New Series of Stitched Paintings ......

This new series includes the use of some actual leaves from my garden and back yard. Using fresh and supple leaves, I rolled white acrylic paint on the back of the leaves ( where the veins are most prominent) and carefully pressed them onto the painting. I stitched around the leaves which gives them a three dimensional appearance since there is a layer of quilt batting underneath. I am liking these! "Garden Variety I" - stitched painting 12" X 14" " Garden Variety II" - stitched painting 12" X 14"

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