Monday, November 16, 2009

In Keeping....

As I wrote below I was very moved  by my visit to the Keeping Gallery. I couldn't wait to try out the thread technique which Renate Keeping used to produce stunning portraits.  Now, the only thing that I can draw with any confidence (thanks not to my Arts teacher to my French teacher Mr Emmerson) are trees. An artist I came to know when I visited America a few years ago is Pat Buckley Moss,(this is the museum we visited)  I particularly loved her winter scenes with stark trees. So here is my thread "painting".

No stitiching, just layed threads.

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