I enjoyed a fantastic workshop yesterday with artist Sue Dove at Worcester Embroiderers Guild. She showed us one of the techniques she uses to develop ideas for her embroideries. We collaged ripped up magazine pages and enhanced the surface with oil pastels to create the most amazing design ideas. Everyone seemed to be thrilled with the little artworks that they had created and this is one of the pieces I made.
I would like to use this method to help develop pieces inspired by Shipley Gardens in Holme Lacy, I'm off again this weekend to get some more shots and visual note for my sketchbook.