Work-In-Progress (26.nov.07)

Still work­ing on the flow­ers goth­ic arch. It now has birds on it. I have a pic­ture of my great grand­moth­er that I think will go in the cen­ter. I have a new goth­ic arch start­ed. The back­ground is torn papers coat­ed with a wash of gel medi­um to get it all stuck down. I … 

Is This Really How You Make Art?

Col­laged paper can get rather thick and lumpy. Get­ting the pan­els stuck down to the mat board took some doing. So the House of Myth­i­cal Crea­tures pan­els are now mount­ed on mat board and the back­ers are made and mount­ed. It’s all sit­ting in the press get­ting flat. Tomor­row I’ll fin­ish up the hinges and title … 

W.I.P. fishy-fishy flag book

Play­ing catch-up while away from home. First up, a book that is slow­ly tak­ing shape. It com­bines a for­mat (flag book), a mate­r­i­al (water­col­or wash­es) and a bit of dog­ger­el that wrig­gled into my head (and sketch­book) a cou­ple of years ago. The for­mat is the flag book bind­ing. I made a goofy test ver­sion using a …