Making the cartoon for my first tapestry.
My back needed a break from sitting at the loom and twining, today, so I worked on my #cartoon for my tapestry. I’m pretty chuffed at the result, being a person who cannot draw to save her life!
I was able to produce this using an app called #stitchsketch on my iPad that allows you to import a photo over which you can trace the parts you want, then turn that tracing into a pdf. It worked like a dream, I traced the colour patches (created by the intensity of #autumn light hitting various parts of the mountains) I blew up the pdf, printed it in A4 parts and just now finished tracing it onto some tracing cloth I use for sewing patterns.
Next step: attach it to the #loom and trace it onto the warp with one of my fountain pen inks (I noticed they use Waterman inks - or at least some kind of ink they kep in Waterman bottles - at the Gobelin, so why not me, too 😊😍)
Screenshot from StitchSketch on the iPad. ( http://www.stitchsketch.com/ )