Thursday, April 12, 2012

What I have been Working on a Wall hanging " Love for the Crows"

I am finishing up this wall hanging! But first I should tell you all how I began this project; first I took some muslin and sprayed it with chalkboard paint.  I let it dry over night before drawing the picture I wanted on it, which is my very own design.   I free hand drew the picture and began using oil pastels, which I just love!  I have had fun blending colors and I love how the pastels make it look like chalk.  When I have finished I will back this with quilting batting and some wild colored flannel I have laying around.  I am using a famous Chinese proverb " Love for a person must extend to the crows on his/her roof".   Even though these crows are actually sitting on an old fence.  I am using an acrylic sealer when the drawing is finished, it was lots of fun to make this because we had a few nice days and I painted the fabric out doors.  After a bit the wind came up and my muslin went blowing down the street I am sure I looked pretty silly to the neighbors chasing a painted piece of fabric down the road. I am putting together a video to post to YouTube of course and show how it all came out, I plan on doing another one of these a little later on.

1 comment:

Hi my name is Cherry, said...

What a really unique idea, sorry you had to chase your fabric down