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« on: November 02, 2013 10:01:51 AM »

These are my latest stitches,  both Bristol (UK based).  Painting the background and then embroidering over the top is a new technique for me.  Ive always had a tendency to fill everything in, but this makes the details quite hard to spot.  By painting the background it means I can concentrate on those details and Im really happy with the result. 

The first is this embroidery of an altered pedestrian Crossing on Park Street Bristol



The second is a detail of a particularly fine pub/hotel in Old Market Bristol.  I really liked the carvings on this one and, although Ive had to use a bit of creative license, I am very happy with the result.



Do let me know what you think and if you have any suggestions of how I can improve (bearing in mind Im not the best painter!).
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« Reply #1 on: November 02, 2013 10:07:11 AM »

Wow! Those are amazing! I love all the texture.
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« Reply #2 on: November 02, 2013 11:13:12 AM »

I love the effect and hope to see you do more in this manner!   Smiley  I especially like the one with the carvings.
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« Reply #3 on: November 02, 2013 01:20:25 PM »

Beautiful!
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« Reply #4 on: November 04, 2013 04:26:03 PM »

Great unusual subject choices Smiley
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It is stunning. I must try your method some day.
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« Reply #6 on: November 08, 2013 04:07:49 PM »

Thanks for all the kind comments. :-) much appreciated
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« Reply #7 on: November 13, 2013 08:49:58 AM »

That is amazing work.
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« Reply #8 on: November 13, 2013 06:24:38 PM »

Congratulations! This has been chosen as a Featured Project!  Smiley
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Congratulations! This has been chosen as a Featured Project!  Smiley
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