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blue remembered hills-detail

Postcard made of a base of organic cotton and silk velvet, layered with textured knitting yarn an scrim to form a base which was stitched to a piece of stiff interfacing (pellon.) Free machine embroidery added details to the trees and undergrowth and then the whole was gessoed over. When dry, painted with diluted acrylics and silk paints.

Machine stitching added to create the background trees, hand embroidery and beading to decorate and texture the foreground.

Postcard size 6 x 4 inches.

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Taken on September 18, 2009