• Tufted Duck Embroidery: Painting with Floss

    14 days ago - By Sketching in Nature

    It all started with observing a Tufted duck couple in our nearby duck pond. Their cute shape combined with studying Celtic interlace designs, resulted in a drawing that I later used for lino-printing.
    Did my Tufted Duck inspiration stop there? No. Moving house and being without a proper desk, urged me to transfer the design on to fabric in order to do some 'thread-painting' while travelling from country to country. Did I stop after finishing one hoop? No. By now, I have 5 cute and colourful couples.
    Will I stop when I have 6 Tufted duck couples? Most likely because other projects are...
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