Sunday, May 1, 2011

Premature Babies




My friend and collaborator, Karen Rips (http://fiberartmusings.blogspot.com) loaned me some x-rays of premature babies. I was so struck by their tiny forms, struggling to get going in life.

I wanted to show these forms in stitchery and were the first embroideries where I used value to determine color.



And here they are individually:





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