|Past Present I by Gillian Cooper|
I'm not sure if that made it easier or whether I just found shades of yellow as the designated theme easier to work with than shades of red. I did bend the yellow a little to include some yellowy brown.
Of the four, I think this is the least successful. I'll show you the others over the next few days.
|Past Present I (detail) by Gillian Cooper|
I collaged some newspaper onto fabric and then painted over the top. I think the contrast between the black print and the yellow paint did not leave much room to allow the stitching to come to the forefront, no matter what colour I used. However, it was a useful exercise to try and I will use the technique again, but with a darker paint!