Weekly Art Project: Week 38

There are more than 170 Banksia species native to Austalia and, for week 38, it’s high time this plant is featured in my weekly art project. Out and about on my daily walk, I found this beauty with russet cones:


Back home, I did a quick sketch on my iPad with with the Sketchclub app. I use the 1024×1024 pixel template and is appears on my screen at very close to 6x6in:

Weekly Art Project - Week 38 - Banksia

Once translated into fabric, the zig zag stitch enhances the texture of the cones:

Weekly Art Project - Week 38 - Banksia


Weekly Art Project - Week 38 - Banksia

View the Copa Abstractions collection from my weekly art project so far.

I look forward to seeing YOUR weekly art project. New participants are welcome to join in at any time.   It would be wonderful to see your work. Be sure to link back to your specific blog/social media post so that we can learn more about your inspiration and process.

Weekly Art Project Link Up: Week 38: 7 June 2017  

Week 24 of 2017
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Join the Weekly Art Project!

  1. Join the Weekly Art ProjectMake a pledge to participate – you can do this privately but there is power in a public declaration.
  2. Define the parameters of YOUR own weekly project*. Write it down somewhere!
  3. Record your results.
  4. Share a photo via the link up that I will post on my blog each Wednesday. (The link up for each week will stay open for 14 days.)

* Your project can be in any medium and size.  If you would like to explore working in a 6x6in square format, download the Weekly Art Project Design Sheet to develop designs at this scale.