Saturday, June 20, 2009
Break Free, Speak Truth
Another Round Robin has come to a close. I haven't received my book yet (I can hardly wait!), but I finished my two pages. For this final rotation, I had the privilege of playing in Destree's book - Destree was the host for this Altered Board Book swap. This rotation was a tad bit more challenging for me as we are now living on our boat for several weeks in downtown Portland (in anticipation of the Waterfront Blues Festival), so I didn't have access to all of my nifty embellishments and even basic art supplies. I keep a few things on the boat, but I did have to make a run to Art Media last week to pick up a few colors of paint, a set of alphabet rubber stamps, and some oil pastels. I also went to Powell's and purchased a couple of old books for text- and then I've been picking up bits and pieces on my walks, and those items got included as well (a goose feather, a smushed bottle cap with the image of and the word scissors on the inside of the cap - how cool and lucky is that!?!). So here is my work space, first as my office, and then transformed into my art studio (it's also the counter where we eat - thank heavens we ate out a couple of nights).
And what miracles occurred while bobbing and swaying? My pages: