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The Art of Zannah

Doodles

Been dealing with a lot of wrist issues holding me back, though my stabilizer brace seems to be helping. I’ve added a couple of notebook doodles I’ve managed recently to my personal gallery, and I’m slowly attempting work on my commission backlog. I haven’t forgotten, it’s just hard to work when you want your arm to either stop hurting or fall off.

Stretching a Cross Stitch

Recorded the process of stretching a cross stitch for framing today. I spent a few years working as a professional picture framer, and it’s still something I enjoy doing. Realized the actual fiddly bits can be something of a mystery to most folks, and all that work is invisible once the frame is together. There’s no sound in this video, and the footage has been sped up 8x.