A Little "Big" Sandy

I began with a self-portrait drawing and traced it onto fabric. I used water colour pencils to add colour. Yellow fabric and brown suede to represent blonde hair. I then decided to mute those colours with a gold organza overlay. The face was lightly padded with felt to add dimension. Embroidery, beads, buttons, suede, tulle and lace were added. A special button to represent my little dog, (my bestfriend), and a beaded tear to represent the sadness that has overshadowed my life…

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  1. This is beautiful. I love the complexity of this and and I can, indeed, sense the sadness in the eyes. But I can see the hope in the rosyness of your cheeks. I love this piece.

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