BBC Boracay says:" Isn't it an amazing photo to witness peace and harmony - A young boy in the Philippines falls into sleep on the back of his water buffalo here called carabao. I personally caption this as " Saving private Ryan ",lol.
Worked on plastic canvas in tent stitch, using some cheap perle threads picked up in a sale. The diamonds were worked first, then the contrasting lines filled in in white. It is backed with thin craft foam fixed with a double sided adhesive film.