Wednesday, August 21, 2013

Suffolk Sheep #4 in progress


I have been threadsketching Suffolk Sheep #4. I started at Lake Norman Quilt Festival, where I was featured artist this weekend, and needed something to demonstrate. She is coming along nicely, but still needs a lot of thread to bring her to life. 




I took these photos outside this morning, and it is a dreary day, so there are no shadows – not good conditions for photographing fiber art – and it looks flatter than it is in real life. I’ll keep stitching, and will post photos when she is done – in the next few days, I hope! 

I am working on two large versions of this sheep, and two smaller ones. It is interesting how they all have their own personalities, as I painted them slightly differently!

5 comments:

  1. Loving this sheep, it's going to take lots of thread to make her really wooly.

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  2. I love how the threads are bring it to life and the look of his shaggy wool looks great with the curled stitching.

    Debbie

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  3. Wow Susan, the sheep is looking really good to me ! I hope you'll show pictures of them all when you're finished. I would like to see their personalities too.

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    1. I will, Vickie! Might take me a while to get them all done, but I'll do a post when they are all done so you can see them side by side. It has been an interesting experience to do the same subject many times.

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