referencing the Handless Maiden folktale. Low-relief drawing on metal shim.
Lovely. What’s the size?
heh good Q. I had to go find a measuring apparatus to answer. Roughly 11cm or 4 1/4″ (it’s the inner seal from either a can of coffee or drinking chocolate)
Gorgeous, especially the effect of the words and the image worked together.
What a beautiful use for a piece of trash! What tool(s) did you use to work this?
just a regular pencil, worked from both sides. I did a bunch of stuff wrong, and there’s no erasing of mistakes, so I think I’m going to experiment some more. The effect reminds me of quilting, which is what I do, so that’s kind of funky – I decided it would be an excellent way to trial freemotion quilting designs.
I love this. I forgot it was a sketch for a minute and thought I was looking at a close-up of an antique coin.
ooh. Now there’s an idea for a series …
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