31 Drawings: Day 8

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31 drawings - one a day for the month of October from Tiny Rotten Peanuts

How do you feel about embroidery on paper? I feel happy I finished it; while I love the way it looks, the feel of the thread pulling through the paper made me feel a little woozy at first. Although I persevered and got used to it and finished the skull embroidery, and I think it’s rad.

embroidered skull drawing - drawing 8 in my 31 days of drawing challenge

 

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I printed out this skull clip art, and transferred it onto my printmaking paper with the pencil transfer technique.

Then I poked holes evenly, all around the skull and embroidered it with a running stitch.

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3 Comments

  1. 10/09/2014 / 10:24 am

    I just love how creative you’re getting with these! I want to copy you and do a project like this. 🙂

    • 10/11/2014 / 8:51 pm

      DO IT. It’s lonely doing this alone. If you do your own challenge, let me know- I will be your cheerleader!

      • 10/12/2014 / 6:14 pm

        I am about to embark on Day of the Dead and this fits it beautifully.

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