Ira enjoys all things historical and finds inspiration from her studies especially the Medieval period.
This piece was inspired by stained glass and was drawn freehand onto her base fabric..She has then begun to pick out areas with metallic paints.In the image you can see her pencil drawing that she worked from.
She has split her inspiration into sections which have been fitted together .
Below are more of her drawings using Tintern Abbey as her focus.She loves to draw as well as stitch and is very good.
The last image shows some computer wizardry ,scanning and using distortion filters to experiment with .