Busy, Busy, Busy, But Creative

In short bursts, I’ve managed to eke out some creative work in the time since I last posted.  I have completed a doll for the Stretching Art and Tradition challenge, almost finished a Catrina from my Central Texas Art Doll Sculptors Retreat, and started on my Houston Dolls.  Plus I finally got the Kerfluffle entry done in the Words Art Journal Round Robin.  So – lots of pictures this post!

First – She Wears Many Hats

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For the complete details on this piece, visit Stretching Art and Tradition 15: Hi! It’s Me!.

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Next, my Catrina – in polymer clay!  I never work in polymer clay because I can never figure it out!  Major props to Yoanna B who developed and lead this project in the CTADS retreat, because I actually managed to sculpt something in polymer clay!  Her costume isn’t done yet.

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And last, but certainly not least – the Words Journal Round Robin.  First, the work by this journal’s creator, Donna.

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Next – the first word “Imagine”, artist unknown because she didn’t sign her work.

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Next:  Peggy W with Believe

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Next – Debbie G with “Moon”

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And the moon opens up to reveal this:

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Next Suzanne, from MT, with “Wings”

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I love seeing what Suzanne comes up with, as she always has something interactive to play with!

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Now, for my entry: Kerfluffle.  This word gave me quite a bit of trouble.  After much thinking about it (I’m only 3 months late mailing), I arrived at this:

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I first drew the large Kerfluffle letters on the page in pencil.  Then I started lettering with Fine, Extra Small, and Brush Pitt Pens around the page.  The goal was to create a blanket of letters in different styles and hands, without actually doing calligraphy.  I will be mailing it off to Mary Monday!

2 thoughts on “Busy, Busy, Busy, But Creative

  1. Methinks ‘She Wears Many Hats’ is definitely a self-portrait! Also have to admire your sculpting – something that scares me totally. Looks great!

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