Self-Portrait as a House

2000

29 1/2″ x 32″

Materials:

Cotton, fusible web, batting, decorative trims, metallic threads, lace, photo-transfer material

Techniques:

Fused raw edge appliqué, photo transfer, machine and hand stitched

Knots & Tangles

Sizing the photo-transfers was a little tricky, but otherwise, everything went smoothly!

Inspiration

The topic for this came up in a critique group discussion. It was intriguing to think of the attributes of an object that would apply in a self-portrait.

  • Reliance on Reference Photos

  • Computer Usage

  • Paint Applied