Sunday, April 28, 2013

The Stellar (star!) Jay is done. Even though chips are bigger than beads they are harder to fasten down, keep the thread from tangling and filling in an area. So it takes about as long to do an animal in chips as in beads. This is the first one that I have done all the body in chips. It was worth the effort to get the marvelous lapis blue jay feathers.

When I brought the jay bird to the photo set-up I found these two doing this. Since Barbara was here on Friday and doing such a good job of encouraging me to enter the June show at Gualala Arts Center saying I should enter the crab I have been letting these two see if they can play together peaceably for a whole month. I am really pleased with Claude's eyes! Think the lobster needs a cornea transplant.