Alpha and Omega Art Bomb

I made this alpha and omega from a Priscilla pattern.  (If I come across it in my travels I’ll post the pattern in the patterns section.)  I used floche and Kreinik metallic threads for the outlining.  I can’t recommend the Kreinik metallics highly enough!)

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I came to a spot by the river where I stayed for a few days.  My site was only a few feet from the river, and I walked past this tree.  It was enormous and sprawling; I couldn’t really photograph all of it at once.  I guessed it was a few hundred years old.  Parts of the tree had died off entirely, while there was plenty of new growth in other areas.

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There were insects and animals living in the open, dead areas of the tree.  That was why I decided to place the alpha and omega here.

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083   Note the river on the right side under the tree.  I slept just to the right of the frame and listened to the river, it was so loud rushing past.  While falling asleep I felt that I was at the junction of life and death, and I allowed the rushing river to carry away everything in me that had died off.

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