Pearls On A String no.3

Pearls On A String no.3 brings together playful and whimsical mark making, layered painting and drawing, as well as collage, embroidery and beads to create a little meditative drawing. 

The drawing in the lower portion alludes to writing, a very playful layering of meandering lines in India ink. On the upper section a whimsical bird poses for a portrait amid a shower of decorative stitches and tiny pearl beads. The bird in this piece is drawn with India ink and acrylic on a dry used teabag, which is then dipped in beeswax and sewn to the handmade paper. 

Artwork measures 5×5", mounted on masonite.

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