School was cancelled, truly a disappointment. Coffee pot on and back to work at the loom.
|"Donut Man", 24 inches wide and about 12 inches woven|
I thought I would share the series of photos I took while working on Donut Man's eyes. A viewer on Facebook asked me about the amount of time spent weaving this particular tapestry and let me tell you this particular part took hours. I'm now content with the expression, so here goes.
First, laying in the yarns for the eyes and choosing the correct warps.
Next, packing the yarns on top, building up the shape for the eyebrows. I did needle weave a tiny bit under the eye on the left and adjusted the yarn choices for the white of the eye.
Eyebrows are pretty critical for expression. This part is both exciting and exhausting.
Finally I packed down above the eyebrows, not much adjustment to do here, they both fell into place fairly well.
So there you have it, the positive side of an ice storm in WI. I am just beginning to transition back to wedge weave in parts of this piece and my mind is really being stretched to keep track of all that.
|About another 8 inches to go...|