Time for another of the zentangle zodiacs. This one is Aries the Ram, and as with all the others it took a very long time to draw and digitise.
Aries the Ram
Cherri has a friend who’s an Aries, so she used the design on a T-shirt as a birthday present, along with “Aries” done in an elaborate script. The embroidery itself is very complex, with both dense and thin areas, so rather than stitch it directly on the stretchy jersey of the T-shirt, she stitched it on a square of firm material and then stitched that to the shirt. I think it’s turned out brilliantly and I hope her Aries friend likes it!
Aries on a T-shirt
As I'm really doing these zodiac designs just for my own pleasure (and not as a commission or for an exhibition) I think I’ll put them on the “For Sale” pages as soon as they’re all done and test-stitched. That will be a while, though – I think I’ve only got seven or eight finished at the moment so there are a few left to do