mixed media joint compound on wood
For Mixed Media 2 In one I embedded a piece of yarn and in the other I dripped in watercolor while the joint compound was wet.
The quote reads "The Quesion of life is 'Why?' The answer, "Why not?" I used watercolor, tea, ink, sanguine, and white charcoal.
The flower is watercolor, and colored pencils.
This is what they looked like after the plaster was dry and before I worked into them:
The Pauper and The Kinght
8.5 x 5.5
For Book Arts. We had to create a book based on 5 random words. To find my 5 words I opened my dictionary, closed my eyes, and went with where my finger landed.
My 5 words are
- coat of arms
These words inspired me to write a story and illustrate it. Fine art is my specialty so illustrating the book was a bit difficult.
The story is about a pauper who wants to be a knight and decides to steal a coat of arms.
Below are some models I made to practice different binding techniques.