Things I would buy if I had money, Bee Edition:
The material has been hand dyed with turmeric, tea and onions skins. Then hand printed with lino cuts to represent the larvae, workers, drones and the single queen bee. The quilt was then then pieced, quilted and bound by hand.
The bees are arranged in a rough imitation of the structure of a hive: the queen is surrounded by workers, each drone and larvae are attended by their own workers, while others form a circle to represent a “bee dance” and some stand guard at the entrance to the hive.
I have a need
My natural dye project at the moment. I’m working with printing in combination with dyeing. I’ve been using blueberries, madder, cherries and lupin for these tests. There will be more!
Malaysian artist Lim Zhi Wei adorns her watercolors entitled “ Flowergirls” with real flowers, to a stunning effect.
How are people so creative and artsy, and how can I be them
Perfection of the lines and the curves…. *0*
These are some excellent caricatures. Great movement and motion too.
my brief was to “Ask someone for instructions in what to do and then obey them” and i think i did pretty well! i asked my friend “what should i do for this assignment?” and she said the above quote and then i had to make a record of it!!
now THAT’s arty.
Here’s a nice one by Redouté:
There are more here: