Working hard since early March on the Embroiderers Guild Intermediate Certificate subject The Art of Stitch.
We are covering the elements and principles of design, and using stitch to illustrate and illuminate them. It's a lot to cover in 6 classes
First one was line and here is my little demonstration piece.
I had fun adding some colour variation to the grey linen background using acrylic paints.
Used a variety of stitches as we are also exploring stitch families - using stitches in new and interesting ways. This one is not very adventurous!
The lines come from the vertical shadows formed on Uluru in strong sunlight - would you believe?
I am planning something under the sea for my major project, hence the tendency to oceany colours