Sunday, April 22, 2012

Book of Faces

Started a Book of Faces using the brown bag book.  This is Claire.  She is quite proper and serious.  I'd like to tell her to loosen up and have some fun.  The old page I used in back of Claire is not strong enough alone as a ground.  Had to stop working her skin colors because the paper was breaking up.  Put some pearls on her and had to call it good.

Saturday, April 14, 2012

Journal Book 5

This book is made from thin birch wood, plaster and acrylic.  It was a great learning piece.  Texturing the plaster before it dries is super important and I will pay more attention to that on the next book.  Love ♥ the feel of it in my hands.  Not sure if the cover is finished as it looks so formal, like it's waiting for a title or a drawing of some kind.  It's on simmer for the time being......... can you see the butterflies flying?  Unless you know they are there, they don't stand out.

Wednesday, April 4, 2012

The Collector

Self discovery today.  

It feels like:
  •          finding something on a treasure  hunt!
  •      a puzzle piece clicking into place
  •     a fuzzy picture suddenly zooming into focus
  •     the unconscious suddenly becoming conscious

and once discovered – headsmack!
I know exactly  WHY
This thing morphed into my being
because I grew up surrounded by it.
Because I witnessed the living of it.
So much a part of me I couldn’t see it.
Until now.