Wednesday, October 3, 2012

When Your Subject Digs the Work...

Tweety tweet

So, I have been working on a series of small works for an upcoming show recently.  I hadn't been posting too many 'final' work shots but in the last few days, I have been trying to get some of the finished works together, measured and all their details listed in preparation.

In a nutshell I have been using screen shots of some of my favourite women music/pop stars as the inspiration for the tapestries.  I am loving the interplay between the pixelated, low res source material and the translation into the beads of the woven tapestry.

Tweety tweet

I was super trilled to have some tweets going out by the most amazing CATCALL (aka. Catherine Kelleher) who features in two of my little tapestries.  Always lovely to get a response from the actual subject!

As the works come together a little more, I will be talking about this mini project.

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