Focused Intent

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Focused Intent by Christina Fairley Erickson

3D Stumpwork Embroidery

©2018 Christina Fairley Erickson

This Great Blue Heron stands frozen in time, looking for his next meal. The hand-dyed linen background with undulating reeds conveys a misty, ethereal quality.

Materials and Techniques: Hand-dyed and painted linen; nylon chiffon; cotton, silk and synthetic yarns; light molding paste; wire; wool rug padding; felt padding; “animal eye”.  Constructed using stumpwork techniques both by hand and machine.

Size:  15″w x 22″ h