What did I start next? A dragon! This one is also from Midori Matsushima. (I’ve been taking classes for it with Mary Alice at Bluebonnet Studio). It has a variety of multicolored metal threads and silks. I love all the whiskers and particularly the eyebrows.
The eyeballs are padded out enormously for a 3D effect (don’t worry, I’ll give him pupils eventually). Also padded is that giant horn at the back of his head. It has crinkly metal sparkle thread.
This guy is a lot of fun to work on, but good lord he has a lot of scales. Do you have any idea how many hours I’ve spent working on scales? I was very ambitious when I signed up for this! I’ve made a lot of progress since this picture, so there are many blog posts to come 🙂
He looks wonderful – a very characterful fellow!
Yeah! Those eyebrows are amazing 🙂
I started Midori’s dragon design at a weekend workshop last year. I haven’t done anything on it since because I’ve been concentrating on my JEC Phase 2/3 piece. I’ll be interested to see how you get on. You’ve already made a fantastic start.
I love the piece – it’s looking better all the time!