This is one of the pieces
And side by side, before and after the conversion to a postcard.
The etched copperplate
One of the run of birds. Inspired by the starlings in my garden. Printed on interfacing for easier stitching.
Printed onto grease proof paper that was previously printed on a geli plate.
A close up. For the postcard I cut out the bird and tree from the interfacing print and then stitched it onto a 'baby wipe' that had been used by an artist friend to clean her hands. She saves all the baby wipes for me. They are fabulous as backgrounds and sturdy enough to stitch into. The bird and tree were stitched with DMC embroidery floss and then coloured with Inktense pencils.
This is another, made with the same techniques as the starling.
The print on interfacing.