amanda@ariegearts

– through the atelier door

Category: Works in Progress

flowers

The first photo shows the finished flowers either side of the crowned skull. In this picture are all the elements I used to make the flowers;  gold, white and sliver coloured foils (cut into many-petalled shapes), white or black gauze, small white plastic flower shapes* and glass beads. Some of the paint stenciling is on […]

bird 2 birds

The second embroidered bird has two smaller birds ingested into its body.  These little messenger birds were pre-stitched before being slipped under the black gauze. They both have found object attributes. The larger bird is 25cm from top of its head to tail.  It’s all hand sewn, with either single strand embroidery thread or mercerised […]