Saturday, August 24, 2013
The thing overlooked
The thing that is found
The thing that has no worth
The thing that sometimes has history
AND then, of course, I have a weakness for beautiful old things that I buy occasionally: atlases, dictionaries, primers, storybooks.
My main concern with this collage is that the hands are too much perfect. I covered them up & colored the fingernails gray.
In the upper right corner is a 1898 Two Cent Documentary Stamp. This is a revenue stamp first issued during the civil war for collecting taxes, but then the government kept using them & collecting taxes long after.
Wednesday, August 21, 2013
Thursday, August 15, 2013
Tuesday, August 13, 2013
Another transparency & a precious bit of paper measuring paper that I got free at HomeGoods. It black on one side & white on the other. I peel apart the paper so I can use both. Many times paper is layered so it can be peeled apart. I LOVE that.
Thursday, August 8, 2013
Using a transparency for the Beach umbrella woman. AND I cut a new stencil for cloud shape. I was looking all over for a stamp that would give me some good etching-like clouds, but no luck. This stencil makes me happy. I've been pokey about getting collages done. It must be time to re-evaluate my strategy. I feel myself sinking too much in to a formula & not letting my "Little" make decisions. BIG MISTAKE! These works are all about her.