Rhinoceros Auklet

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Rhinoceros Auklet by Christina Fairley Erickson

Freehand Machine Embroidery

©2015 Christina Fairley Erickson

I photographed this rhinoceros auklet while on a photo voyage out of Seward, Alaska.  I love the tufts of feathers which look like bushy eyebrows.

Materials and Techniques: Artist’s original photo printed on cotton, layers of tulle and hand-dyed nylon organza, freehand machine embroidery.

Size:  11″w x 9″ h x 1″ d