Sunday, 27 September 2015

Samples 2015: Week 37, Ai Weiwei

Machine embroidery using a Flower Stitcher attachment. Black and grey threads on hand dyed cotton bonded to heavy weight stabiliser.

Source picture
From this article in the Saturday Guardian 12/09/15:
“Ai Weiwei – from criminal to art-world superstar. The Chinese artist talks about how his incarceration helped his career, and why he’s embarrassed about his early work – ahead of his first major UK exhibition.”
Ai Weiwei: ‘I don’t go to church. I work seven days a week, I’m always the first one in the office.’ Photograph: Andy Wong/AP Photo
Sample design
I was drawn to the offset circles, so I decided to just doodle with those.


Emma Siedle-Collins said...

Love the interpretation of the circles. Another word for arthritis is osteophytes so your last post is very relevant!

Beverley said...

Circles, yum. Really effective.