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Encaustic Work in Progress (aided and abetted by Badger, Mole, Ratty, Toad and Mrs Ffleshe)


This is tiny.  Each of the two pages measures 4″x4″, the images within about 3″x3″. It is an altered book, artist’s book, encaustic on Plaster of Paris, eco print, collage. When it’s finished I will have added stitch and more … Continue reading

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Walking the Earth II


Here is the second of the suite of two collages I mentioned in my previous blog Walking the Earth. I made a mistake with the name of the other one. It is Posthumous and have confused the name with this one. This is the one called Leaf & Blood and which inspired the name for the second of my Laurel Grove Series of Mystery & Suspense novels (work in progress). Continue reading

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Incomplete Art Project


Following the wake-up call that was my auspicious accident and related dream, I’ve been engaged in a major clean-up of my life (mind and spirit and environment). It’s painful. I sat on the stairs and cried like a baby one … Continue reading

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What Planet are You On?


Hoarding has its positive side. While digital photography has made it almost impossible to fail, there’s always a percentage of shots which no matter how much you tweak the light and colour, they’re just boring. When I came across this very easy technique for transforming an uninteresting photo, I was glad I’d kept my bad pictures.
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