17. Jun, 2020

The Hoffman Challenge Fabric 2020

It is very pretty fabric but the silver embellishments on the white fabric are very subtle so creating a statement from it is more difficult but that is all part of the challenge. As always the finished piece must fit within a metre square but not be either rectangular or square. Choosing and animal for the subject makes deciding on the shape much easier for me as i will just face the shape of the finished animal. Last year it was the tuatara and I am still amused at the judge's comments that the stiffened spiny piece along the back was "unfinished" when it was part of the design to be spiky and dipped in powertex. Never mind, this year I will be sure to make all the edges conform