My name is not Delphina, or Rose, for that matter; it’s actually Rebecca! I picked those names for very intriguing reasons, one of which you can read about here.
I started drawing with colored pencils in middle school (every single character from The Lord of the Rings was drawn at least once), inspired by my friend Katie. I wish I could paint with watercolors, but alas.
When I was sixteen, I began embroidery in earnest after I got my first job at the fabric store near my house. At first I embroidered with plain old DMC cotton on white cotton fabric on a little purple plastic hoop; then I graduated to a slightly larger, pale blue hoop; then I ditched the hoop and the boring white fabric altogether and decorated all sorts of polyester-something fabric with beads and embroidery (and the beginnings of applique!).
While getting a degree in music, I met my Polish boyfriend; and after I graduated and worked for a bit, I moved to Poland, where I taught kids ESL for a couple of years. We have since gotten married and I am
focusing on art full-time (LOL) doing art while the baby naps! (… if the laundry and dishes are done, that is.) 🙂
If you are interested in one of the pieces on my blog, or would like to commission something unique, just drop me a line at rebeccagorzynska (at) gmail.com!