This has been a sunny weekend with warmth and clarity of light so I’ve worked outside on another leaf. I’ve also been applying successive coats of paint to more small canvases which will bear the “leaves”.
Why am I making more leaves? Well…MELD ( http://meldarts.wordpress.com) is at the stage where we are reviewing our work for the exhibition and thinking about how best to present it in the available space at the Showcase Gallery. This has resulted in my thinking that in the space reserved for my original five “leaves” I could present nine in three rows of three very well.
Since every one is different and created from scratch (or from loop!) there is a great satisfaction for me in designing with my stitch vocabulary and my yarns. It’s like serving several quite different meals from the same buffet!
Here’s (some of) the buffet:
And if you’re wondering how I have so much time in the school holidays, here’s what the grandson and his friend are doing: