Once an artist has produced the original design, it is photographed and enlarged.  Clear acetate plastic is then laid over the blown-up image.  Mags then traces the specific shapes and defines the colours, all the while deciding how much detail to include and what hues will best work in the tapestry medium.

The Design 1


The Design 2


The Design 3

Photographs courtesy of John Hodgkiss

The Design 4