To answer everyone’s questions about my last post, yes, the new felt pieces in my beaded White House painting are intended to be trees and/or foliage. When I went to Washington D.C. last September, I noticed that there were many trees on the White House grounds. It is a very green place – maybe even greener than Fenway Park! Here is a photo I took of the South Lawn:
I did a little research, and learned that many of the trees are indeed historical! Thomas Jefferson planted many seedlings, and now the oldest surviving tree is a magnolia which was planted by Andrew Jackson in 1830! With that in mind, I don’t think it would be right to leave them out of my beaded picture.
Semi-beaded trees for beaded White House relief painting. 10″ x 6″.
Bead embroidery on felt. Work in progress. So, yesterday, I started beading! And, now that I’ve begun, I think I may need to get some more green beads… 😮