Tarsier Embroidered Notebook

I have a friend who studied tarsiers in Indonesia on a Fulbright scholarship. She recently celebrated her birthday in New York, so I thought I would attempt a tarsier notebook as a gift for her.

This is what a tarsier looks like:

556751_10151382376524155_637654968_nI drew over this image in illustrator and then transferred the lines to embroidery on a sketchbook cover. This is the result:

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I went with bright colors since I thought brown/black would get boring, though he does have a bit of an acid trip feel to him. The giant eyes aren’t helping 😛

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I doubt there’s much demand for tarsier notebooks so I don’t plan on adding them to the shop, but I think my friend enjoyed something a bit more customized for her day.