This is sort of a follow up on the
. It continues the theme of certain problems which emanate from the quality and workings of the brain. We don't get to choose our brain. What would happen if we had a better model?
I wanted to work on a colored surface. I almost chose black but the red won out instead. I also wanted to use all metallic threads.
For the first time I didn't fill every inch of my working space with stitches. For much of it, I let the fabric exist as it was. I was planning to leave much more alone but then I fell upon the glorious accident which I described in the
The figure was supposed to be me. But when I did the head I knew it couldn't be. It looked too much like one of those zombie-type things found on heavy metal posters in some adolescents room. I wasn't happy with it, but what could I do? It stayed.
This is the largest thing I've done. it measures about 7 inches diameter.
I left it round, left it flat. I just sewed up the edges and left the back exposed, which may or may not look as interesting as the front.