Summer Dances…

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Summer: Journal page mixed media

 

 It is my intention to bind all these loose pages I’ve been sharing, at the end of the year, so I will have a journal completed for 2010.  This page was created mostly from scraps and pieces of trash; peanut shells, candy wrapper, rusted champagne lid cover, old negative I was going to throw away, but was able to use it for the dancing female figure on the film, watercolor, pencil marks, oil pastels, pressed leaves.   I keep a large two-inch deep tray in my studio where I toss odd bits of paper, especially little pieces of brown paper from junk mail, or packaging, etc, or trash scraps, pieces from other projects… I planned to do the whole page in browns, but  couldn’t confine myself to a monotone color range. 

Detail from "Summer"

 

Detail from "Summer" mixed media journal page

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  1. I love it! I could see something in there, what is that? I double clicked and now I know it was the peanut shells! They really work there. this is another fine piece in your recent series. I really like how you can bring all these different elements together and make them work. If you bind all these together they will be a wonderful work of art, each piece is already.

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