Thursday, 17 September 2009

Meet the Wizard and his Wife

I enjoyed making the pretty ghoul, a nice change from the usual smiley faces. I thought she needed some companions, so I made these:

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I was trying out some different shapes. I drew sketches of a wizard and a witch, then simplified the outlines.

These were wool tops (roving) needlepunched onto a piece of black muslin (scrim). I really had fun with the faces and the beard was a sudden inspiration.

I found some rather superior sequins in our local discount warehouse (holographic and not too shiny) - I think they are meant for card makers - so this was the perfect opportunity to try them out!


Liz said...

These two look very wise. Love the way his beard turned out!

April said...

I quite like the idea of playing the imagination...helps the children also understand that there is a scope to think out of the box.They are looking very witchy.