Unearthed from years in an dusty and decrepit barn, wrapped in a old sheet…. before that, no one knows…..an English manor? A French palace? A castle of dark stone across an ocean? Perhaps a homey cabin, cuddled by an enchanted forest, where a lone red apple shines on a weathered wooden table. Who will you… Continue reading Mirror, mirror done and done.
See what happens when this ikea mirror gets a makeover. So far I’ve tortured it with spray paint, crackle glaze and a metallic patina wax. It looks quite ravishing thus far……but…. I’m thinking we need some verdigris. To be continued….
Bob Ross may have invented it, but I took it to the next level. While altering an old broken cuckoo clock, I wanted to crackle my ivory paint up. So I grabbed a brush and heavy handedly applied crackle glaze. Halfway through I see it’s turning all sepia toned…. Can’t figure it out. I tell… Continue reading Happy accidents
We use this tool to document our most precious memories, in a desperate gasp to hold onto the feeling of that moment. Nostalgia has a hold over us. And now, in this day where we have this portable camera at our disposal do we still treasure these moments the same way? See. Snap. Share. No… Continue reading Steampunk camera
My rust paste has long been one of my favorite art supplies. I can’t begin to describe how happy it makes me. This shot is of a camera I’m altering, working on the finishing touches now. To get this effect I used Inca gold and pewter over gesso, than rust paste over that, then the… Continue reading Rust porn.
Curiosity. How deep will you delve to know a truth? Mortality/immortality. Locked/unlocked. What hides in our mind, behind its daily tasks it does like clockwork. Do we dare to face our death (rot)? Do we dare look to angels, cling to religion (rot)? Or do we shut out eyes and play at life in a… Continue reading Found objects: Curiosity.
Been working on mushrooms. I love walking in the forest, finding all the treasures that grow in its shady groves and fallen trees. This piece is part of a bigger project I’m just about done with.