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It´s difficult to see the details here, but it´s a work-in-progress. Freestyle machine embroidery with silver thread on a silver organza. Quite densely stitched. It looks pretty good, but man, is it a trial for patience! My thread snaps off every half a minute. I think I need to deliver my machine to a thorough [...]
A poster for the upcoming exhibition for Bømlo art group.
Don´t you just love the colors the sun brings out when it´s raining at the same time?!
The wonderfully talented young men in Orgelfall have asked me to make the cover and layout for their very first CD. And of course we need a couple of photos of the artists. Despite the grey and cold weather, we had a good laugh, and got some good pictures. The CD will be out in [...]
These days I´m working on stuff that´s not really interesting to photograph… like painting varnish on a pile of pictures, like making plans and lists, like office-work with phone calls. I do have a little project I´m working on, that I´ll show you maybe next week A theatre-set project. My creative juices are flowing and [...]
Penny the Penguin was born yesterday. Or conceived, I don´t know which is better. And tonight she´s finished. Another freehand machine embroidery Polar animal. This time the South pole. Adding pieces of fabric and tulle onto stiffened, black velvet. She´s about 20×23 cm (8×9 inches). A million stitches later…. And Penny is here! Her eye [...]
I´m working on a textile picture today. A portrait of a polar bear. A bit of application, but mainly freehand machine embroidery. I don´t have a fancy machine that can be programmed to do this, so every stitch is hand-guided. Handmade is what makes it art! I´m using a solid wool fabric, which I´ve stiffened [...]
It´s time for the last art-swap pieces. This cute little bunny-girl was painted by Tyler in BabyLux. Or maybe it´s a bear-girl? Anyhow. She´s cute! Next is Katy Keuter´s free-sprited painted collage. She didn´t write a title on it, so I´m calling it “Where have all the flowers gone?” Somehow it makes me think of hippies [...]
Tonight is the movie-premiere of Les Miserables in Norway. Since we´ve actually staged the musical in Bømlo, it´s a welcome event and we plan to make a party out of it! I´m going with part of my costume-department and some of the onstage-ensemble, dressing up to make a night of it And what an excellent [...]
I´m back home to a winter-cold Norway. The air is crisp, the sky is blue and the light is clear. Life is grand! I still haven´t showed you all the wonderful pieces of art I received in my art-swap group. This is what Elizabeth from Alaska sent me: A mini-booklet with a cover made from [...]« Previous Entries