Friday, March 4, 2011

Long time no art..

But that is changing, and I have a couple of teaser pictures for you. 

Arthritus in my hand, makes beading with a needle and thread difficult, so I am sad to say that my beloved beads have sat alone for the past year or more it seems. 

Now, I have begun to play with assemblage art, I collected STUFF for a long, long time.  I even had a nice studio, out in the back of an old trailer.  That was the problem I think, it was in the back and the only window looked out over the neighbours messy yard.  I really felt shut away from everything, sometimes that is a good thing but not always, a moot point anyhow because the trailer went away, and I had to move my supplies.  That turned out to be a good thing!  I have a new studio, which looks out on my back yard, and it's much easier to warm, two good reasons to be happy, and I am.

Assemblage, oh my the possibilities are endless ~ polymer clay, paper clay, found objects, this, that, cut, glue, paint, stick, drill, screw, nail, sand ~ I am sure you know what I mean.  My DHJoe has made sure I have all the tools and then some, and it is so much fun.

Of course before I knew it, some beads began to sneak into my art piece in progress, I have to say I do love tacky glue...

The first picture show some of my wood burning skills, and yes I'm playing with wire..

This one you can see some blue beads, yellow and red, but what are they doing?  That is not a head..

Expect some pictures of other bits soon

Friday, February 25, 2011

Obsession Exposed

Taken today in Astoria, Oregon.
Not sure now of the name of the cafe
But they make delicious Panini. Mmm mmm

Anyhow, the cafe is part of a hotel downtown
And this wall of 'Things' is in the lobby.
Such a fabulous collection
That I really had to capture it

One man's junk, is another man's treasure.

Never more true, than what you see here.
Maps 'n floats 'n telescopes.
Boxes 'n books and this 'n that.
Stacked so neat and stacked so high
It really does catch the eye.

Nope, not my pile of neat stuff ;>)

I used it for my daily picture on my 356Project..
Joey this is for you ;>)

Our them this week on 365Project, is Over Exposed..


After cropping and processing to 'expose it to the light' 

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