New drawing - Mother

A newly finished drawing!  Actually, this was finished and photographed nearly a month ago, but I am just getting around to posting the photos (so it goes…): Mother

63 x 50 inches

Graphite, gouache & hand-stitched glass beads on Arches paper, cross-stitched with embroidery thread onto stretched canvas


Here are details…glass beading and gouache (click on the photos for a larger view): 



And this detail shows some of the cross-stitched edge on the raw canvas:


And a close-up of the cross-stitched text:


A new work is in progress (a detail is below), but I have been splitting my studio time with a volunteer design project, so this one will take me a bit longer to complete…

 work in progress apr 14