As part of my never-ending quest to embroider things on box lids, I’ve done a number of peacocks. As I mentioned before, they’re a fun subject for me. I like bringing out the sparkly thread.
These peacocks are not very big:
But they’re fun, and complex enough to be satisfying.
They’re a little different every time.
But I’ve made three or four so far from the same base drawing.
I tried to capture the sparkle of the threads in direct sunlight, but I’m not sure how successful I was: