Category: drawing

Feb 09

Honeycomb Wren postcard

I made this by starting with a piece of some of Tim Holz’s paper that’s white with a pattern printed in resist. The pattern is the larger honeycomb you see there. I layered it over with blue acrylic, and also used a rubber stamp with honeycomb to put the smaller honeycomb pattern on there. To …

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Feb 05

Oriole postcard

I wanted to play around with some stencils and modelling paste I’d bought, so I used as a ground some old postcard blanks I made years ago. They have black paper on one side and pale grey or white on the other. The series of Xs is the stenciled modeling paste, which not only makes …

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Dec 08

Fish Scale Indigo Shirt

I made this because I wanted to play with resist and indigo. I had made another shirt using Rit dye, which turned out horribly, and was advised it was because it was a new, unwashed shirt that still had sizing on it. So I took some cheap 1005 cotton shirts and washed them and set …

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Aug 25

Peacock Box

  After I spent all that time painting the Adele Bauer-Bloch II project, I felt inspired by Klimt. I loved his gold upon gold layering, the bright colors, and especially the repeated patterns. Something made me think of peacocks, and peacock-inspired patterns. The eye shape of a peacock’s tail is very distinctive. The way it …

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Jun 26

Adele Bloch-Bauer 4 –Klimt fanfic project

  I decided that since in theory someone may actually want to keep this painting when it’s done, I should make the face look like the real face and not like my placeholder. So I painted it white and started over. I also fixed the hands, which were missing some fingers. I had done a …

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