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"I found I could say things with color and shapes that I couldn't say any other way-things I had no words for." ~ Georgia O'Keeffe


Tuesday, February 06, 2007

Not much to show

Well life does seem to get in the way all of a suddenly. So I haven't done much to the doll. Last night I started on the wings. I dyed the wings but didn't get the results I wanted instead it has all gone rather muddy green. Anyway I am not one to throw away things so I will make best use of it. I ran some glitzy embroidary thread through the material and I did some beading on it. But there is still something missing I feel. I don't know yet what it is. It needs a bit of a pickup and how am I going to do this? I think perhaps the simplest thing would be to sprinkle some glitter. However I still thing it needs something else. The wings are made out of mulberrry bark so I have to handle it a bit carefully. I did strengthen it by dipping it in diluted glue but I still feel it won't stand any rough handling. While I was writing this a thought occurred to me. I will try it out and then let you all see.
Keep tuned in.

3 comments:

  1. I like the wings as they are, Shashi. But if you want something else on them, how about gluing some sparkly holeless beads on them?

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  2. Can't wait to see what you come up with! I know the feeling when something just isn't 'quite right'. I think they look nice though.

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  3. c'est du travail d'artiste ..bravo Shashi !!!

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