Studio View Two

That piece of wool felting that was on the studio table most recently. This is it, right side up this time. 


I nicknamed it The Three Sisters while working on it. It is 16 x 24 inches, needle felted with wool from Clun Forest cross bred sheep, Merino, Romney, and an unknown source. This piece went through four-five re-starts. Original start was a single ewe lying in tall grass and then it became this as I laid the wool out but could not get the grass look I was after. 

Not laying enough fibre down on the first layer came back to haunt me near the end which has happened often. I have no practical reason to be cautious with the fibre, I’m pretty sure I won’t run out here, yet I play cautious every time. Gosh that’s odd. I’ll play with letting that habit go on the next piece. 

Today I rolled the piece up and stored it away for now. That sounds a bit callous but truthfully I need to be done looking at this one because my nature is to keep playing with the details and I think it really needs to stop here. When I pull it out again I’ll see it anew and probably love it again - the perfect time to sell it. 



Comments

  1. It must be comforting to know that you live on this land and have these sheep, and can link it all together artistically.

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