Monday, February 28, 2011

Counting sheep in my sleep

Yes, I have sheep on the brain. I just keep finding these awesome pictures that I want to transfer on to cloth to reproduce into punch needle. This is my current one. there is quite a lot of detail with different color mixtures and I am having fun mixing some of my flosses since I don't have enough Valdani threads yet. Still in the process of building up my supplies. I guess that the manufacture is totally out of the black nut too. So on with the black combos of floss. The only pain is the separating. Not that big of deal but still it is so much easier when it is all done for you. Okay so this is what I am working on now. It is another painting by Becky Miller of Toledo, Oregon. She is just such an incredible artist and I find putting her painting to cloth and fiber is so much fun.This one is called."Freckles" it is an oil on canvas but I buy her cards so that I will be able to transfer the design.
Here is an update on where I am today. Moving right along. I should be finished in a couple of days.
I find that even with the use of my magnifying lamp my eyes get tired very quickly and I actually can close my eyes and fall asleep in minutes. I'm not sure if its because of the light shining back in my eyes or just the strain of looking at my work though the magnifying glass.
Do any of you have that same problem. Maybe I just need to get my eyes rechecked. Its been a long time.
I am still waiting for my larger frame. It has a working surface of about 9" x 11" I think that is what the measurements are. It could be 8.5 vs 9 but I don't remember just at the moment. When I get that I am going to start doing some pillow size projects. Look out then. I will have a whole flock of sheep. heheh

1 comment:

Trish-Ladybug said...

Love the little chocolate brown sheep or lambs on your sidebar,such
adorable faces I can see why? you doing lambs and sheep, so sweet and

I also have the same issues with
my eyes,better during daylight
hours then in the evening, but then
I have implants in both eyes so I'm
able to have vision to see.I have
problem threading the needle on my
sewing machine as well...

Warm Blessings