But anyway, the reason the tune is in my head at all is that I have spent the afternoon racing to finish this:
which is my submission for Summer of Colo(u)r Week 5
As soon as I saw the colours for this week - red, royal blue and a splash of light blue - I had Spidey stuck in my head, and I couldn't dislodge him
So here he is on an 8"x8" canvas, the background is collaged with black and white comic book pages, knocked back a bit with a messy swipe of gesso. Spidey himself is painted in acrylics with all the black details done with an extra fine Pitt pen
I'll be sending him over to Gloucester in the next couple of weeks for their big free art event at the beginning of August
And in other news, the BeStitched fabric circle journal that I have been a part of for the last 7 months or so, is now sadly drawing to a close.
The last theme that I had to work on was "rainbow". The CJ owner wanted us all to make an 8" square mini quilt that would be soft enough for children to handle....so as this one is aimed at kiddiwinks I didn't do anything too arty farty - instead I had fun bringing a cheeky little leprechaun to life, revelling in his end-of-the-rainbow pot of gold:
The background is hand quilted in the ditch, made up from strips of fabric I already had in my stash, I was pleased I managed the whole rainbow.
The leprechaun, based on some ancient clip art I had on my computer, is painted with acrylics onto heavy muslin and outlined with a sepia extra fine Pitt pen
I'll be sad to see the back of this CJ, I've really enjoyed it.....but I'm looking forward to receiving my own one back!