Saturday, September 20, 2014

The "studio table" norm

Achieving normal on a work table takes time and effort. The put-away neat stuff is easy. Just put things back where they belong. But a table surface built in the heat of creating is a one-of-a-kind, hard fought, creative mess! (Be sure to check out the inspiration for all of this - The Altered Page blog)

Many hours of work (really? work?) passed between this and this...


which grew into this...


 and grew some more to become this.


I figure when I have to search for every tool, it's a very productive day. Yesterday was very, very productive.

I now have, ready to use, my pigeon  - made entirely of  gelli printed papers, then embellished with paint and ink.

 

 Look at the texture these collaged papers add. I am just loving this!


And for the road trip on Thursday? I have 3 pieces of guerrilla art. Oh yeah. This is a wonderful way to make a mess.

Better is the end of a thing than the beginning thereof; and the patient in spirit is better than the proud in spirit. Ecclesiastes 7:8

13 comments:

die amelie said...

What a lovely creative space! Like it a lot!

Greetings from Vienna,

Claudia x

Corrine at sparkledaysstudio.com said...

Love your bird. Glad your table got messy as your creation evolved it's beauty. xox

Dog-Ma said...

I love your space and the fact that you are using a CD for your palette

Tracey Fletcher King said...

I liked seeing your table get messier and messier... and that last photo showing the detail was just lovely... enjoyed my visit...xx

CERULEAN said...

That's really a colorful bird. Nice to see your table.

Marjie Kemper said...

Great studio peek. Love that bird, too!

JackieP Neal said...

first of all...Your pigeon is gorgeous!! and next, I love how that space evolved! I know the process well!! Thanks so much for stopping by my blog- and I am glad I have found yours! ")

Sharmon Davidson said...

That last photo of the table looks about right to me... Congratulations on a very productive day!

Bleubeard and Elizabeth said...

I watched as your table got more and more messy, while your art got more and more creative. I'm late getting to the party, but sure like the bird and enjoyed the visit.

The Creative Beast said...

I love the look of your studio table and your pigeon is gorgeous to look at too - so colorful! Thanks for sharing your studio table with us!

Bill said...

A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush? Wonderful art space!

trashbubblesandlifeslittlebits said...

Thanks for sharing your pigeon mess! I, too, love the texture of the piece! :D

Nancy said...

Your space looks fun and inviting; a perfect place to do all that wonderful creating you so enjoy…..