Thursday, September 17, 2009
Thursday, September 10, 2009
lately i have been totally playing with paper mache, to be specific Celluclay which is a sculpture material you mix up with water. i created these party dresses on wooden boxes....the surface is built up with paper and tissue...i think i was channeling Molly Ringwald with this painting, as it is very pretty in pink... the wooden coat hanger i made from...well, an old wooden coat hanger...cut it down to fit...i stamped the words beautiful girl on the dress...as you can see i spelled it wrong, beatiful girl...no u...which adds it's own sense of quirkiness....was going to change it but i'm kinda diggin" the beatiful girl...
Friday, September 4, 2009
beeswax house painting/collage...this piece is created on an old drawer...the background is collaged with a vintage Dick and Jane story...the piece is framed out with measuring tapes and topped with children's blocks spelling out HOME.... the painting is sealed with beeswax..which i tend to apply thick and a bit messy....hmmmmm.....i like the texture this way better than an even application with the sheen...because i am just not an even application type of gal. i tend to be a bit gloppy...any how i am on the look out for old drawers as i am going to work on more of these...also i am sendig off some work to Cloth PAper Scissors about another possible article...so i am very excited about that....let's just say it involves sewing and i haven't sewn since 8th grade with Mrs. Vaughn in home ec....but i am on the lookout for a sewing machine....a sewing machine and old drawers....nice.