Finished my first mini Art Book! A nice little mamebon, which means bean-sized book in Japanese. At a small 6cm x 6cm when closed you can see how it compares to a 100yen coin: It opens to a length of 16cm… The mini modern map piece measures 10cm in diameter with the hand-embroideredContinue reading “Mamebon 豆本 – Mini Art Book”
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Migration? Navigation? – Embroidery & Fabric Art Book
This time I’ve chosen a modern map as a base for my latest Art Book, juxtaposing it with an old world theme titled, “The World is Flat.” *Update: The more pieces I complete in this project the more it speaks to me, whispering that this is not a good title. Words such as, migration, orContinue reading “Migration? Navigation? – Embroidery & Fabric Art Book”
Testing, Testing…My First Art Book!
This is a post of fun with mediums, stitch work and mistakes. Lots of mistakes! Using the theme of a creative octopus filled life, Tako Life, in which tako, 蛸, is octopus in Japanese. I picked up a meter of a lovely linen/cotton blend fabric and set about determining a good size and shape forContinue reading “Testing, Testing…My First Art Book!”
Working hard but nothing to Show: Stitch Experiments
For all of my hard work this month I don’t have much for completed projects. My disappointment with my art book ideas has led to a lot of experimenting. Mostly fails, but lots of playing with lots of different mediums. A friend introduced me to Liquitex Gel Mediums as a better alternative to Mod PodgeContinue reading “Working hard but nothing to Show: Stitch Experiments”