I have been thinking about a couple of projects that I want to be involved in. I started by looking through some of my older sketchbooks, and came across a page with the above ink line drawing. I don't remember why I did it in the first place, but on studying it again, it reminded me of hair. I started to play around with the shapes, and my following doodles show how I have developed this idea, finishing with a piece of work that used free motion machine stitching .This is really just a first trial for an idea that I hope to develop further.
This is the second piece of work that I am developing for a different project. SPIDERS!!! I can't as yet reveal any details, but if my idea works out I will eventually be able to show the finished piece. I stitched these by my favoured free motion machine stitching technique, using an embroidery hoop, white cotton fabric, and black thread. I think they look almost real!!!!!!