Monday, August 13, 2007

New Works

The photos of the collage is an 18oo's collection of some of my favorite things, coverlets, samplers, hooked rugs, penny rugs, jugs and a wonderful early doll on a handwork green stenciled chair. All of my collages are one of a kind with 3 dimensional embellishments throughout the canvas. I start with a blank canvas, paint it and distress it. The images have been downsized after I painstakingly cut out each image, then the aging process on each item. Some of the samplers and pictures have been pasted to fiberboard to add a dimension to the work. All of my works are for sale, please enter a comment if you are interested in purchasing my works.
One of my projects is a grouping of 3 hinged wooden houses. Watercolors and dictionary definitions applied and distressed. The houses have a wonderful beeswax coating which adds a nice smooth texture to the surface....and smells delicious!
More delightful mini punched rugs.

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