Tuesday, December 21, 2010

Saturday, December 18, 2010

Embroidery Free Lessons - Second Day

Embroidery Second Day

Today it's Catty


Take the design to the cloth.

Tight in an embroidery loop.

Put satin stitch for ears.

Outline the remaining with the same color with back stitch.

Stitch with satin stitch the flower and the tongue.

Stitch the eyes with brown color thread.

Use indian red color thread to the neck tie.

Then put lazy daisy stitch for the small flowers on the dress.

Put french knots in between (optional).

Catty is all dressed up.

Friday, December 17, 2010

Embroidery Free Lessons - First Day

First Day

Doing embroidery on a table cloth. As it is a big table cover, I am going to do many designs on this cloth. First a bird's design.
   A Bird


Stitches used
Back stitch for the outline (red color thread)
Long and Short stitch (light orange and purple color thread)

Satin stitch (black - eye, red - leg, beak)
ButtonHole stitch (Border of the feather)

  • Copy the design on the cloth.
  • Stitch the outline using back stitch.
  • Using the red thread, do buttonhole stitch for feather borders.
  • Use satin stitch to fill beak, eye and claws.
  • Long and short stitch for the purple and orange threads. 
  • Finished.

Tuesday, December 14, 2010

Farm Animals

Edgar Hunt's paintings of farm animals attracted everyone, no doubt. Myself also. I chose this one with goats and chickens. After finishing the sketch, I need a little finishing work on the faces of the animals. Then only I started to paint. That time I felt how difficult is to draw the animals. Really he is great of his times. I always appreciate landscape paintings and old contemporary art.

Size of the painting : 55 x 38 cm
Type of the painting : Hand made painting - Oil on canvas board
Price : Mail Me 

Deers in Water

Nature is admirable always. This one I did using only oil colors on glass. Using 'lilac strong' color for the sky and blending it into the water instead of blue. Deers in water is a pretty sight. I like this richness.

Landscape - Watercolor

                                     New one I finished is a landscape with mountains, lake and the orange sky. Mountains and the silhouette of the trees are okay. But I am not all fully satisfied with the lake, 'cause the lake hadn't come well as it suppose. Anyhow my try in watercolors is in progressive line.