Monday, January 28, 2013

Tampa Blues

It's 12"x12", named itself, Tampa Blues and it's constructed of painted WonderUnder, painted vellum, fabric and acrylic paint, quilted and machine embroidery applied.

I like the effect you can get using painted WonderUnder but frankly it's time consuming to play with. 

As I was working on this piece I kept having thoughts about my long abandoned ZettiCorkey, Time Traveler of Space and Beyond. 

Z'Corkey is a Zetti character than came into my world while I was creating ATCs. While doodling one day on a card for a swap in the Zetti group I drew Z'Corkey, who quickly announced to me that HE was NOT art.

This morning while waking up I had thoughts about my list that I had created last year. The list of things that I was interested in, materials that I liked to use to make art, etc.  Like watching a small child connect the numbered dots in a coloring book I suddenly realized that bringing back Z'Corkey and his travels and adventures would satisfy my interests on that list.

I'm thinking that I probably should make a separate blog for Sir Z'Corkey. So, keep tuned for the link when I get that set up.


"We are built to conquer environment, solve problems, achieve goals, and we find no real satisfaction or happiness in life without obstacles to conquer and goals to achieve."
Maxwell Maltz, Psycho-Cybernetics

1 comment:

  1. I enjoy your inspirational quote on a gray Monday...I will have to try to paint some wonder totally has been a place where I skipped an intriguing design element. Have a great week! Peace, Mary Helen Fernandez Stewart