Friday, May 11, 2012

Turquoise scarab

Turquoise Scarab
The theme for May's exchange is Turquoise
 for the artsinthecards  art group

here is my offering
isn't he cute?

below are some of the materials i  used after idea light bulb came on ;
my paper sketch, painted coffee filters backs, paint, brushes, threads, sharp tools.
 i was given a carved bead of a scarab to make into a knotted necklace many decades ago
that was part of inspiration memory recall.

what photos do not show is the iridesent painted over color

Three scarab beetles 


Here they are in all their glory
 quilted on my favorite  Bernina 830 Record machine .
be well, sonja