Went to the opening of the “Community of Artists” show at the Danforth in Framingham, MA this evening. My needlework rivers were up and looking good. Check the show out over the next month or so, it’s got some good stuff in it.
First of all, an interview of me, conducted by Jesa Damora of FunnelCake Marketing, while I was cross-stitching the Charles River basin during the opening at Bromfield on 11 July 2014: Also, some pictures!
I went down to the gallery today and got some pictures of my needlepoint rivers as installed. The show looks great! The opening is on Friday the 11th, please come if you can.
It’s been a while, partially because I’ve been busy, but also because the video glitches from earlier have pretty much overwhelmed my poor computer and it tends to crash every fifteen minutes. I finally bit the bullet and ordered a new iMac yesterday. One of the things I’ve been busy with is a project specifically
I’d been working on them piecemeal for a while, but I had the chance to really sit down and work on some needlepoint pieces while I was at Somerville Open Studios on May 3rd and 4th. Here’s a gallery of what I’ve been working on. This is the analemma, the shape that the sun traces
I posted this image on Twitter a few days ago: So I figured some people might be intrigued to see where this went. Well, it went right here: This is the Mississippi-Missouri River basin, done inverted with medium-gray floss for the background. Of course, I realized I chose the most difficult way of rendering something
So, I’m still working through the kinks of another concept based on my pixel rivers idea of a couple months back, but I started playing around with rendering them in another pixel-based medium, cross-stitch needlepoint. So far, I have about an eighth of the Mississippi done: I’m abstracting the shape of the river into a