Wednesday, March 30, 2011

Self Portrait 2011

I have been doing self portraits each year for about 7 years now, and plan to continue. I recently heard Anne Petty speak and she says whenever she is stuck, she makes a self portrait. She jokes, "I am always available to pose". Above is my long journey to the final piece. It began as a still life, studying different yellow objects, since I had completed the blue objects still life, and wanted to see how yellow behaved in light and shadow, on metal, plastic and cloth...

Monday, March 7, 2011

Books about redesigning the interior of your home

Crafting a Meaningful Home, book, by Meg Mateo Ilasco is filled with great ideas. Her website is the link here.

Print Workshop: Hand-Printing Techniques and Truly Original Projects, book on printing. Her website (Christine Schmidt) is full of cool things and a link to her book