The first year I worked in a school, I decided to make the most of the summer holidays and take a short course in machine embroidery. I absolutely loved it, and bought an embroidery foot for my machine, along with various other bits & bobs we'd used on the course. As is the way of things, they got packed away at some point and I slowly convinced myself that it was too much of a faff, and I'd probably forgotten all I'd learnt anyway. Well, today seemed like the right day to pu
Exciting times, when two things you've hoarded for decades finally come together. (Was it Joseph Cornell who collected compositions of objects in shoe boxes?) Slight scale issue to overcome, but it's progress!
Well that's not quite how I saw the afternoon going! True to form, I went in to the studio to get some paper for a general weekend To Do list, but got distracted by finding an old notebook. A sketch from 11-12 years ago, researched and then made using wire acquired 19 years ago. Might add more beads... Original sketch, from a visit to either the Ashmolean or Pitt Rivers museum in Oxford c.2002 Glad I wrote the name next to the sketch - These were some examples kindly provided
My new business cards arrived today and they're absolutely gorgeous. Technology has changed a lot since I last bought them! I fussed for ages over the layout on the info side, only to realise that as my url was the same as my name, I only needed to write one thing. Hours of font research discarded, I wrote it myself :D The only trouble is now I'll have to think carefully about which one to give each person! <3
Very excited to be launching my new website today! On the advice of you lovely people, Lisa-Richards.com brings together my art and my crafts in one place. Have a look and let me know what you think :)