I just hooked up my old hard drive that has all of my family photos saved to it. I was only planning on opening one or two to work on a design, and wound up opening half of the folder in photoshop. Is it just that old photos used a film camera, and years of aging to look so wonderful, or is it a bit of nostalgia about this time that existed before you, but due to the patterns of your ancestors,...
From this point.....and beyond.
Maybe if I post this, it will come true. I WANT TO BE IN SHAPE. I mean, tip-top. I signed up for a pilates class to get back in shape. So from this post, I will be able to track my progress, or lack thereof. Let’s go walkin’ Mississippi.
Here is a pair from my new shadowbox series. Upon closer inspection, the couples are actually “bedazzled” with tiny crystals.
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Patterned, but not Predictable
When I was in Paris, full of excitement about the article in the Swarovski magazine, I produced a series of three new works. I went to the art supply store in the 15th, and found some patterned tissue paper. The patterns were so striking, I took them back to my apartment and created a unique figure for each sheet. I submitted the images to the “reader art” section on the Juxtapoz...
1895 The Swarovski Kaleidoscope
The 2007 winter edition of Swarovski’s magazine, 1895: FASHIONOLOGY, holds an article written about a collaboration between fellow artist and friend, William Goodman and myself. The article was written by Bradford Goodwin, who resides in Austria. When William was visiting me in Paris, we had multiple interviews with Bradford. We used every form of communication available: email, skype, video...
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Today, I picked up four of my paintings from a gallery. My “babies” have been there for six months. The gallery owner loves them, but is baffled as to why they haven’t sold. There have been several people interested, but no takers. It’s a strange process how my paintings eventually find a home. I begin the design process with either a photo shoot, or a series of...