Sorry I've been out of touch for a while and not updated in a bit. As I mentioned in a previous blog entry, Ive been super busy over the past month or so. So, here's an update on some of the things Ive been working on....
First up, this is an oil painting I completed back in April, when I was down with my mystery lack of voice illness. This is the first time I had painted with oils since high school. This painting is 8x10 inches and is for sale if anyone is looking to get interesting art. The proceeds will go towards my further dance gear and possible workshop attendance.
Secondly, gearing up for the performance we had on June 23rd at St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church out in Brampton. The skirt, pannel skirt, bra, choli, and dance socklettes I all made by hand (as you may have seen in previous blog postings). To put other gear into perspective...it can take up to 3 hours to get ready for a performance. It took me an hour for me to do my hair, cause its at the annoying length that you just dont know what to do with it, and it wouldnt stay put. It also took me about an hour to do my makeup, then about 30 mins just to tack all my clothes and jewellery on. Good thing I took that day off work.
This also doesnt take into account the hours of prep time for any henna application. The several nights before of mixing, applying, taping it up and keeping it moist while the dye sets. (btw, Kesali is my dance stage name)
These are the dance socks I made for the performance. 100% wool, and when I get a chance, I will post up the pattern.
Next up, a promise made to a friend of mine who has a die hard facination with chicken....she wanted a rooster hat....so I made her one. Again, based off the kitty hat, just with a rooster bit.
I also made these from some of the hand dyed/hand spun yarn that I did earlier.
These projects also don't include any larp gear that Ive previously worked on in May, which I will get around to posting soon enough
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