Slacking on the income earning front and doing art instead. Two completed pieces: Hand recursive. I finished this one a couple of weeks ago. It was my first try in this shape. Finger Hat A 4X4 on heavy watercolor paper. Images from needlework magazines, buttons from heaven only knows where and a bit of type from my …
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TGIF (Thank God It’s Finished)
The rooms of the House of Mythical Creatures are all connected up. I finished just as it was getting too dark to work. Detailed pictures in a day or two. edited 25.june.2008 to correct image links
New Work in the Gallery.
The final images for the House of Mythical Creatures are up in the collage gallery.
One Finished and One Not-So-Much
Work on the balloon seller picture is complete. You can see a full-size digital version here. (no small version today — can’t get it to resize correctly — maybe tomorrow) The image in the gallery is a digital version that I made for Jim to use on his desktop. It mimics the effect of being printed on Arches 140 …
I made a box for my friend Elise. She wanted something to keep her needlework supplies in — Something that she could leave on the living room coffee table. This spine box is 9 x7 x 2 1⁄2. The box is made of Davey board and covered in an Italian paper. The spine and inner lid liner are book …
Stenciling a Three Panel Screen, Part II
More on the screen for Jim’s office. Once the stencil had had chance to dry I took the fabric panels off the screen (yeay velcro.) I didn’t do any prep work on the fabric — poly(?) canvas. The paint will stick well enough and I don’t expect to try to wash the panels. By the time …
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TGIF: Chickens — The Essay
The final version of my photo essay on our chickens is up. Click on this running chicken for more pictures!
TGIF — Pierced ‘Single Tree’ Ring
The ring I was working on for JM1 at Pratt is finally done. The shiny grey-black on the top of the ring is liver of sulfur patina heavily worked with a brass brush. I got as little of the LoS onto the ring band as possible and it only took a few minutes with sand paper …
TGIF — The Keys to a Broken Lock
A 3‑D piece that I started in a workshop. It sits on the edge of a shelf. I don’t like the photo, but I wanted this out before I had to leave town. I’ll properly catalog this when I get back.
TGIF — Shrine I
After a long time sitting on the table in 5 or 6 pieces the Guadalupe/Sirena shrine has finally come together. I never did find a place for the rose petals. A couple of details. My hand colored and glittered Virginsita. The oddly appealing Chicken Boy.