Peacock-ing: laying down the foundation

Ahh, the tedious hours of labour before the craft.
Getting the concept idea for a painting style? Brilliant!
Getting the craft knife and cutting stencil detail upon detail? Let’s just say my hand is a bit soar.

What am I doing? I’m layering the peacock’s pattern with texture so that it will look flat from a distance but the closer you get, you’ll start seeing the tiered pattern. That’s the plan.

Hopefully, the plan will work! It’s great in theory so far.

Here is the effect of stenciling so far…



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