Opus Daily Practice – day 8

Opus Daily Practice day 8. Today I decided to work on projects in progress than start a new one based on the prompt. Cold weather is allowing me to get a lot done. One bag finished. One hat finished. The maple leaf drawing is super close to finished, and the kayak drawing is in progress. […]

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Opus Daily Practice 2017 – Day 2

Day 2 of Opus Daily Practice ( #opusdailypractice ). Pen, brush and ink on paper, and the start of a Cowichan inspired mini-bag. Art and knitting by Debra Hunter ( Handmade in Canada ). http://www.debra-hunter.com http://www.handmade-canada.com . . . Ads belong to WordPress.

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Projects On The Go (a W.I.P. post)

I thought today would be a good time to put up a “Works in Progress” post. 2016 seems to have given me a lot of opportunity (or possibly inspiration) to work on creative pursuits. So here it is, in a visual presentation, the current works in progress.

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Carving, wood burning and painted accents. This piece when completed will be a ring dish.

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Adding more Canadiana into the knit line at www.handmade-canada.com . These pieces are not on line yet but will be coming soon.

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Natural dyeing of wool…..a lot of natural dyeing.

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Carving spoons the perfect size for the sugar bowl. Large spoons are next on the list thanks to a brand new gouge.

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Lots of “road knitting” while working on larger pieces. This will be a Cowichan inspired pillow cover.

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Still working on the Roe Islet series of paintings both on panel and paper. The large squares measure 2 ft. by 2 ft., while the paper works are larger.

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Handmade toggles with wood burned embellishments will be decorating new knit items in the near future.

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A lot of items being worked on at the moment. Most of these images are from my Instagram accounts, it is where I post my most up to date works in progress. The accounts are @handmadeincanada and @debramhunter ; feel free to follow if you like to see quick visual posts.

What is up next? More natural dyeing, more toggles, knit cuffs, more spoons and finishing a painting in progress. Hopefully soon a few of these new pieces will be available on www.handmade-canada.com .

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