A short while ago I developed an image to stitch when my sea pictures ran out. The last picture of it published here was this:
I was not completely happy with this however. Somehow there was not enough of an audience, and also I was unhappy with the base border. So it developed into this below which I have printed onto A3 silk and am already stitching.
Today I felt an itch to design. The news, how we are informed about it, and how we respond to it, how it affects us, has been sloshing around in my mind for a while. My work is most often an amalgam of allsorts of input - the thoughts (conscious or subconscious), new or previous drawing (often adapted), photographs, scanned work... all collected over many years, and frequently used again and again. What comes out is an expression of how or what I think or feel.
With these ingredients:
My 'crayons' to 'colour in' were the following:
I came up with this, which I now have to keep on the back burner for a wee while:
After a short ponder, I have made a first edit: