Monday, 6 July 2009

embroidered art

I decided to post my recent art after all. Somewhat hesitantly, but then, why not? As a disclaimer, I'm not suicidal, but I have been in the past, and have self-harmed in the past. I've found that getting these types of thoughts out as art helps them stay out of my head (which can only be a good thing). If these sort of images disturb you or prompt you to think in negative ways, please don't look, this is theraputic art for me and I don't want it to affect anyone negatively. So I've put a cute pic in to give you a bit of distancing.

These pictures were all done in soft coloured pencil on the thermal backing of an old curtain, and then embroidered with polyester thread.

contemplating death



Any thoughts?


Marilyn said...

Kathy, your art is very powerful...and it's also a reminder to me of the power of being creative, the therapeutic and healing qualities--what a wonderful thing! Thanks so much for sharing! Hugs:)

Marilyn said...

P.S. cute kitties too:)