Tuesday, 11 April 2017

Lotus Completed.

     The addition of some beads, a backing fabric and a stitched border, completes the Lotus.

Moving on to the next garden, I started work on the background for it.  The pebbled commercial fabric on the left is too red/orange for contrast with the red Blood Lily, so I painted over it with a dilute wash of Paynes Grey acrylic paint. As the piece will not be washed, it doesn't really matter that the paint is probably not water fast. Still a bit too orange I think, but I'll go ahead with the lily and  see how it looks, as I can always add a bit more grey if it needs it.

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