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Sunray venus, part 3

Yup. She’s done. Didn’t actually take all that long, once the pattern was on the canvas. The original shell was collected in the first week of June, so from start to finish, it was three months. However, didn’t work on … Continue reading

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Sunray venus, part two

The sunray venus project continues. Got the basic shape onto the canvas a few weeks back. Step 5 ended with a block printing of the venus onto mono needlepoint canvas. So, continuing from there: 6.) Paint. Paint in the details using acrylic paint. … Continue reading

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Transferring an image to needlepoint canvas using block printing

New project. Gonna needlepoint a Macrocallista nimbosa, also called a Sunray Venus, found last month down at the beach. Rather nice colors and some beautiful stripes. Apparently it is tasty and easy to grow commercially, although a good reference is … Continue reading

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