I’ve never experienced so many cicadas in my life, bumbling through the air, buzzing and thrumming from the trees. They have no fear because their sheer numbers assure their species’ survival against all threat. They landed on us as we walked, hit our windshield like seeds.
All I knew is I wanted to do some leopard spots and honeycomb and it became a remix of natural and organic forms and colors in a tangle and all expressed in embroidery.
I think it may be the cold grey weather and my desire to be comfy and cosy, but my stitching has been all-consuming, lately. I finish one kimono-silk piece and immediately go on to the next.
You may remember back when I was in the states this summer, I was inspired to make some drawings of ravens and crows after getting to know a family of them outside our cabin in the Hocking Hills. I have been playing around with more images of crows and a medium I haven’t experimented with… Continue reading In Love with Corvids, Part Deux