The Kick-About #40 ‘Flowers Of Fire’

Some fireworks to light up your November.

Red's Kingdom

After the gothic shadows of our last Kick-About together, how about a bit of flash, dazzle and colour? Inspired by the delightful illustrations from various collections of Japanese firework catalogues, the Kick-Abouters are lighting things up with a vibrant display of new works made in a short time. Whizz bang ooh ahh indeed!

Marion Raper

My first idea for this wonderful topic was to do some machine stitching on paper, as I thought I could get some exciting and interesting firework patterns with this. However, my sewing machine had other ideas and although I have used this method before, my needles kept breaking and I had to opt for plan B – hand stitching. First I used acrylic inks as background and then added various threads, sequins and oddments from my stash. As I sat sewing it came to me that life is like a firework! It starts…

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9 responses to “The Kick-About #40 ‘Flowers Of Fire’”

  1. philgomm says :

    Whizz Bang Many Thanks! X

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  2. Colleen M. Chesebro says :

    How beautiful! ❤️

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  3. Manja Maksimovič says :

    Many great pieces in this collection, yours and by others as well.

    Liked by 1 person

  4. Ingrid says :

    I love the idea of projecting dreams into the sky!

    Liked by 1 person

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