Sometimes I find inspiration in unexpected places. Today I found it in the Sunday Newspaper! Sipping a hot coffee, browsing the various ads and coupons, I came across this photo from Joann's weekly flyer:
Check out that sunflower in the middle of the centerpiece! I took one look at that, dropped my coffee and bolted to my studio. I knew instantly I wanted to create a piece with some unusual texture and rich earth tones, using that sunflower as my inspiration.
I am still working on my sunflower. Here is a quick pic from my cellphone to give you an idea of it so far (the battery on my real camera died). I'll post up some better pictures as soon as I'm finished with this:
I'm thinking necklace or brooch. What do you think?