Weeks I, II and II
I bought a childrens book and had Tom saw it to being a square - about 10 x 10.
Pages are torn out. Then I use gesso to glue and prepare several sets of pages.
These pages represent a 2 page spread (last photo)
|I have been collecting and making decorative papers for several years. I even bought a flat file drawer cabinet to try to organize the papers. Works sort of. I have taken a couple of great workshop in the last year, centered on papers. The still life above was the focus of 3 weeks inspiration for a small group I meet with.|
|Crystal Cove -|
|Rock-A-Lay-Lee preform for announcement of Huntington Beach being a host city for the 2015 Special Olympics in Los Angeles, the opening act.|
|Tom teaching Ukulele|
|I bought this Serger new 21 yrs. ago. We made many many things on this trusted big heavy machine. I donated it to the local high school clothing teacher, she seemed thrilled. I tried to sell it on Craig's list but there are some real strange people out there (not my usual experience)|
|Tom and I visiting a metal worker. The birds and yard art are mainly from his studio, somewhere out there near Santa Fe.|
|This is the view along the way to another wood workers home/studio. He and his wife live on land that is 450 ft wide and 1.5 miles deep. A reflection of original land grants and sharing the land - everyone got flat, water and forest. They live way out but spent many years teaching in remote village near the Arctic Circle, he says it pays well.|
|Large sculpture at Museum Center|