I very much like your raven, Grace. I like what you said in a more recent post about the woven area - something about it being like the key on a map. I like the contrast between the organized lower half and the imagined top half. The drawing/stitching of the raven shows your hand in its' lines - if that makes sense. There is something about the way it has been drawn that is very personal and mindful.
susan ~ yes. this is a big What Ifing. BIG. might be how this all falls into place for me??we'll see. re the way it has been drawn; the same to me as your drawings on cloth...they are you.i could recognize them. the nice part for me of the raven is that i just drew with the thread...as in, no prior lines...i need to add to the "ruff", i think it was valarianna whosaid something about ravens ruff...which beside their beaks, differentiate them from crows.you are still under construction.i look every day, well actuallymaybe twice? (sometimes more). trying to remind self that MaMastake more time...
I think he is wonderful the way he is - but that is just me. I have so much trouble with my own things as to what is finished or not. Amazing to me that you just drew it with thread. I want to get to that point - not so good/confident at it at this now. You are so sweet to check in on me so often and to tell me so - I check in on you very often too. I have gotten no more done on my piece for the workshop - which is why I have been quiet. It has been somehow easier to play around with the blog than get the stitches done. But I have it nearby always and have been thinking on it a lot. Maybe tomorrow I can stitch. Have a wonderful day!!
Yes...I see a key.
note to susan... i love your work... i just checked it out from here. i have bookmarked you... i think you have a lot to teach me. i love how you combine judes classes with your own style. .. the multi media of your work as well. i will be watching for future posts... but i do understand how it is with children... i would wait for nap time to sit and embroider... or sew... and it was a magic time.
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