Last month I made ten cardboard (i.e. cereal box) templates from ten keys* that I had around the house. *one was a gift from Scotland, one was a key I made, one was from the opening of a building in the 70’s that my dad was somehow a part of, one was a magnifying glass… Continue reading Templates from Keys – also Keys 751 and 752
Today was a very good day indeed! I overcame nerves, led a workshop, participated in meetings, and attended two wonderful events. I even managed to get to my yoga class. The best part of this very good day was that my mind didn’t interfere with my confidence and joy. This is not always the case.
Key 743 is made with gifts from the road – it’s fun to be able to make something out of lost and beat up items – they have so much character! I particularly love the way the very dented VW logo shines under the resin coating. Key 744 has a sewing machine attachment on the… Continue reading Keys 743 – 747 Gifts!
A few years ago I bought a light box so I could take clearer/better pictures of my small sculptures. The box came with some fluorescent bulbs. Or maybe they are CFL bulbs. Maybe CFL and fluorescent are the same thing – I don’t know. I just know that I do not like the look of… Continue reading Key 739 – 742 Let There Be [Better] Light
Key 737 is a bit flamboyant. The swirls are from a bracelet that fell apart. I have no idea who the distinguished looking bearded man is on the other side of this key. I think he’s Russian. He was born in 1823 and died in 1910. Here’s his name: д н толстой (I found a… Continue reading Keys 737 – 738 Who Are These People?
Key 734 is demure and delicate and made from a ring, a locket, a divider, sparkles, and a few more hearts. Key 735 has bits from Rose’s Auction, the Mennonite Clothes Closet, a favourite shirt, garage sales, estate sales, and the streets near my house. The key… Continue reading Keys 734 – 736 more road treasures