by Susan Brubaker Knapp
I then water-colored the line drawing:
I blew up the black ink line drawing and traced it onto white fabric, using a Micron Pigma Pen, then painted it with ProChemical & Dye transparent textile paint:
And then I stitched with black thread:
I do a lot of crosshatching in my sketches, and it was interesting, and more challenging, to do it in thread:
I had a lot of fun with this, and I rather like this more graphic, sketchy, loose style. It is not as realistic as most of my work, but it is fun. And certainly faster. I am looking forward to using more of my sketches in my textile art!