The image above presents a variety of different stitches that could be intergrated into many different embroidery designs. I especially liked the Russian chain stitch as it reflects my concept becoming symbolic of radiation signs.
8 hoop, hand embroidered colorful garden elephant on canvas. Single and double thread embroidered. Done with a variety of threads & stitches. Wrapped in a beautiful silk yarn and finished off in the back with a pretty fabric and matching cording.