Parrot Pectoral

Parrot Pectoral Parrot Pectoral - detail

(Photos courtesy Jeff LaForest)

Parrot Pectoral
13 x 11 inches
Wool, cotton thread, sterling silver
Needle felted, stitched

First Place in Jewelry and Metals in the 2015 Bowling Green State University Undergrad Arts Exhibition
President’s Suite Award Selection
Ringholz Art Supply Award

All hand needle-felted and hand-stitched.  I enjoyed placing out the colors of wool for each individual “feather” in this piece.  It was all about the colors of a parrot and that flash you get when a bird flies off though a forest.