To add insult to injury last night, I was so keen to get it sewn into the frame I was half way through it before I noticed I had the frame the wrong way round with the seam showing. I toyed with the idea of leaving it for a minute or two, but then thought that after a week's hard work I wasn't going to ruin it by having a slightly lumpy frame! Tricky sewing it into the frame too as there is a sheet of acetate behind to keep the 'glass' flat.
However, with rain stopping play outside, it was a golden opportunity to put in some serious work on the leopard. Lots of pencilling, blending and inking to get that soft chest fur in - whoever said art is relaxing never picked up a pencil in their life! It's hard work - but oh so satisfying.
Laura Sparling. I love her quirky little glass critters and really must get around to making some jewellery with them!
The sighthound earrings are from Greyhound Cleyhounds on Etsy - if you love sighthounds, this is one for you.
The sun is shining and there is a food festival up the road, so probably not much work getting done today.....