Thursday, 12 April 2012

Inspired by...........................


Inspired by the landscape paintings of Carry Ackroyd.


This particular image is based on a small section of this photo taken some time ago. One of many taken when I was lucky enough to have a ride in a hot air balloon. An experience I thoroughly enjoyed despite being rather nervous of heights.

The addition of the birds is a flight of fancy. I added them since Carry Ackroyd generally adds birds and animals to her own paintings. Techniques used: applique, free machine embroidery, with some bondaweb additions for the birds themselves.

8 comments:

  1. What a lovely idea Mandy and a great interpretation of the Inspired by.... theme.
    Will you bring it to London on Saturday so we can see it please?
    I'm a real country girl at heart and this is right up my street!
    Well done
    Ann

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  2. Thanks so much Ann. Yes, I shall bring it along for you to see on Saturday. See you then.

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  3. Thank you Wil.
    Best wishes,
    Mandy.

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  4. Mandy this is beautiful! I love the texture in the fields especially. And the addition of the birds was wonderful!

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  5. looks very realistic when you compare it to the photograph. Well done
    irene MacWilliam

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  6. Thanks Irene, I do appreciate your comments.

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