I have spent the past 5 months deep in renovations to the buildings that pay my bills and allow me to do art. My schedule gives me little time for art and honestly, I have not done anything with fabric since the scrap quilts I made last fall! Instead, I have turned to mixed media art on paper. This is something I can spend a few minutes per day with. I can set it aside to dry and go about my day, returning the next day to add another layer with another medium.
am working on a heavy watercolor or printmaking paper. I am gravitating
to a square format. I have been cutting large sheets of printmaking
paper into squares and working the entire group in a series. I am
working in 12x12, 10x10, 6x6 and 5x5 sizes. I have a couple of larger
pieces - 20x20, but they are more challenging.
I am in
the middle of a series now. This is the fifth or sixth series I have
done in this style / medium and I feel confident enough in the process
to take pictures of each step along the way. I really don't know that
this series will be successful, but I always hope my work will be
reasonably decent in the end. I have learned a lot doing these and I am