Only a few hours in the studio today – and this is the area I was concentrating on.
I was really pleased with this bit when I was doing the design and making the paper layers – it has gold oil stick drawn onto a printed page – which has then been overlaid with the tissue paper – so that the gold and the book print ghosts through.
In reality it does not integrate too well into the piece …. yet. I machine stitched a complicated labyrinth on top of the book paper – perhaps too complicated – something simpler may have been more appropriate. So in the few hours available today I was hand stitching this area using seeding and straight stitches – to start to blend the slightly “blockey” colours and to emphasise the outline of the maze