YEAR OF THE ROOSTER WIP
Actually its a good time for a theme with chicken and roosters - especially because the year of the rooster ends 2017. good enough of a reason to have a closer look at the chicks.
render preview of the embroidery:
.. which still has some rough edges. the sketch of a chicken:
Almost final versions of the embroidery and the placement on textile:
testrun with special thread:
the thread abstracts the motif and the picture challenges its viewers and has very nice light reflections, see video below:
so the flamingo embroidery still
wasn't perfect although the sketches were nice and lively on paper.
but it is sometimes difficult to port the style of the sketches into
the pattern. so here is another try to
get the originally cartoon bird onto textile, without loosing to
much of its appeal.
and the actual template covering the original idea a bit better:
embroidered on a simple t-shirt:
..not perfect, but another step in the right direction, still needs some work.