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March 2020

Creation is an important means of self-expression. Before I started applying to art therapy grad programs, I was limited to working in 2D media (mainly watercolor, acrylic, and oil). Luckily, I discovered a passion for working with textiles, including embroidery. 

This piece was inspired by Netflix's hit 2020 docuseries, "Tiger King." (Good morning to everyone except that b Carole Baskin!)

I started this hoop by googling a picture of a Bengal tiger. Then, I sketched some basic outlines in sharpie. I alternated between bits of orange, pink, and grey thread to add dimension to the planes of the face. Because I learned painting first, embroidery feels like painting with thread.

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© MADELEINE MEREDITH 2020.