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milord





My first portrait of 2012: Edmund, Lord Blackadder.
Blackadder was a much-loved rabbit and soulmate to a lovely artist.
Their relationship was very unusual and special.
He is deeply mourned.
I was so humbled to be asked to do this commission.
**some of the techniques i used were inspired by arlee!

18 comments:

  1. I knew you could do it ! And that it would end up being even better than what I could have imagined.
    You're my hero <3
    -m-

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    1. i don't think i would have finished this one but for your encouragement!! <3

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  2. Ooh! I so love your animal portraits. They are so soulful.

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  3. your animal portraits are brilliantly rendered Drucilla! love the contrast & complexity of just using black & white. I want to touch it!

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  4. i could not have imagined the variety and richness you have put into this with such a variety of fibers and stitch methods. what an amazing gift you have and have shared.

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  5. Moody and lovely... I am just blown away by how beautiful this is. I want to see more of your portraits!

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  6. Wow Dru...this is amazing! That eye says so much :)

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  7. oh my goodness drucilla, this is stunning! stunning!! i am completely at a loss for words. this is incredible! :::

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  8. Its beautiful- I can't stop staring at it

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  9. thank you all so much! i was SO happy that the recipient was pleased. :)

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  10. Wow.
    That's all I can say.
    So beautiful and spiritual and raw.

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  11. hi drucilla - what a great use of frankenstitch - it really gives texture and character to this monochcrome piece

    you should post these (or a link) on biting the needle before it closes!

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