Wisdom is the complete willingness to be the plaything of chance circumstances”. (Lao-Tse) I’ve been blogging for over eight years. The anniversary has come and gone. That’s a long time and a lot of words. I’ve been taking stock: what … Continue reading
At last, the papier mache cast I started at the beginning of the month is done. The top layers are of batik paper. Next? You’ll have to wait and see. So will I.
The other day I was unpacking a box (yes, almost a year after our house move there are boxes yet to be opened) and came upon a small yet very heavy suitcase and on opening it found it housed my … Continue reading
Posted in Aesthetics, Art, Collage & Assemblage, Creativity, Mixed Media, Sculpture, Stones
Tagged Cast-making, Collecting, Embalming, encaustic, Fossils, mummification, Papier-mâché, Royal Academy, Tacita Dean
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
Posted in Altered Books, Art, Dreams, Mixed Media, spirituality, Walking
Tagged Altered book, book art, Gesso, mould-making, Papier-mâché, Walks, woodblock printing