I've been off line for a while, playing in the analogue world of paints and glue and little bits of torn up paper. Recharging & recombobulating. Playing with things like this.
The journey to fill up my book for @sketchbkproject was almost as convoluted as the pages themselves. This is the Mixiest of mixed media!
How much time do you spend weaving between polarities? Along the wiggling line of progress, between way too much and barely enough. It's not just me, is it?
Since last summer when it arrived, I was chasing my tail with ideas for this project. Four days before the deadline I declared it finished and posted it off to its new home in Brooklyn Art Library.
Over the last 12 days I've shared the individual colors - this is the whole book
Some lifetimes ago, a sixteen year old version of me failed to get the place in art school that she'd pinned all her early hopes to. Dismissed by the grown ups who'd repeatedly explained: 'being an artist isn't realistic' led to years floating adrift from my calling. (They were wrong. And this isn't what I do, I've come to realise, it's what I am)
“I try to create fantastic things, magical things, things like in a dream. The world needs more fantasy." ~ Salvador Dali.
“Imagination will often carry us to worlds that never were. But without it we go nowhere.." ~ Carl Sagan. 100 doodles from 100 photos in my phone. This is the last but one week of my extended summer project. The last steps of a marathon. I have mixed feelings about it ending ...
2017 is my year full of color, each month I dedicate to a new color: 12 colors in 12 months, a trip around the color wheel. And what a trip! July has been a feast of violet purples.
“Only that in you which is me can hear what I'm saying." ~ Ram Dass. 100 doodles from 100 photos in my phone. The story continues...