Sometimes I get asked to create bespoke slightly tweaked versions of work that has already sold and the above is an example of this. The picture below is of the original picture called Sycamore Gap, which sold in this year's summer exhibition at the Biscuit Gallery - a lovely gallery in Newcastle upon Tyne.
The lady commissioning this new version said that she wanted a very similar picture to the original version, with a herring bone Harris Tweed sky, but she wanted it to be more of a sunny day. So I used a warm blue and very pale, creamy yellow herringbone tweed for the sky, which gives an overall turquoise colour and a range of vibrant green tweeds for the grass. The foxgloves in the sunny day version are also depicted in slightly more vibrant coloured tweeds and yarns.
Commissioning a piece of original art work is not as expensive as you think it might be and you can work with the artist to create your own personalised, unique piece of art. To find out more about commissioning work from me click here.
I am a Northumberland based textile artist and I create needle felted paintings with Harris Tweed and wool yarns.