Started work on a new piece. The initial excitement of finally getting the overall image to a point where I was happy with it was soon overtaken by the realisation that I was in for around 25-30 hours sitting at the cutting mat with a scalpel in my hand. Around 10 hours in and I am reminded of the ache in the fingers and the reason most stencil artists quickly develop callousis’ as think as Rhino skin on their fingertips. A quick lay-up of what i’ve already got done and I’m again happy. as it looks like things are starting to take shape…..