A few weeks ago, I wrote about the watercolour paintings I made from photos taken by my cousin Dave in the seas around Australia (the post is here). I filled a small sketchbook purchased from The Brooklyn Art Library with watercolour paintings of fish and included quotations about the ocean.
The sketchbook has now been digitised so I can share the whole sketchbook with you:
You can see from the sketchbook that there was a pleasing circularity about the project, which began in Australia, with photos shared in England (where the sketches were made) and a tea-towel printed with the fish going back to Australia.
The tea-towel was done with linen-cotton mix fabric from Spoonflower. A quarter-yard is enough to make one tea-towel and you can make four from a yard. Each tea-towel needs to be cut out and a narrow double-hem stitched all round.
You can find it here.
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