Well it isn’t exactly Tracey Emin and my bed is not the title ,but if have finally partly put together part of my installation of embroideries titles’The worst Journey in the world ‘which was a phase coined by Whinston Chirc
Finally the last few days are upon us and we are all busy working and busy withthe mundane jobs such as painting the floor ,the walls and fixings on the back of the paintings.I have also filled in my risk assessment form and thinking of every scenario of bizarre freak accidents that could happen to people. I have however managed to reign myself in from possible head entrapments and severed fingers due to the antique army campaign bed I have in my display,so kept it simple for my own sake before the health and safety police come to cart me away.Im still busy with the art,I don’t think it will ever be finished(the jacket)because I keep thinking of more things to add to the work I know at some point I will have to stop.I have left the studio today with my work leaning against the wall with not much idea of where to hang the paintings and embroidery and where to put the bed.I have decided not to use the mannequin to hang up the jacket because a mannequin would be a bit too obvious.My tutor Jane suggested this to so it confirmed what I was thinking anyway.
Well I have been so busy creating ,making and sewing and working on my traditional paper sketchbooks I have hardly had time until now to update my on line presence.I realise that it is important to keep up with my blog,I have every intention to, but making the work has taken priority but also I think that if there is no work there is no blog.
I have been so busy working with mainly stitching the old army jacket and the dress picture which is embroidery over paint.I have put a lot of thought into displaying my work and also pleased with the decision to have the dress picture professionally framed because although it was quite expensive I am so happy with the end result and so looking forward to seeing it on my wall for the final degree show along with my other pieces of work.The paintings are all finished and ready to hang,finally I think I will be more able to have a good nights sleep tonight.