collaboration

so rarely do my husband and I collaborate and it not end in almost divorce, but this time we had our own separate parts… and we survived. picasso’s coffeehouse commissioned us to do curtains for their front room. i sewed eight coffee sacks together with ties and michael painted some retro-style coffee pictures on them. they turned out great and they look pretty cool.

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old art

so i have decided to consoliodate my to blogs and just keep fair ophelia. i will slowly transfer over some of the posts. here’s the first… all of my old art from the 2006 show.

“creation” watercolor, charcoal, hand-made paper… basically mixed media. 2006 (AVAILABLE FOR SALE… MAYBE)

“josephine” mixed media on papyrus 2006

“Na-Do” mixed media on paper 2006

“laying nude” charcoal, hand-made paper on papyrus 2006 *** i love this piece***

“eyes of blue” mixed media on papyrus 2006 (AVAILABLE FOR SALE)

“j. pommy vega” charcoal and hand-made paper on papyrus 2006 (AVAILABLE FOR SALE)

“sitting nude” mixed media on cardboard 2006 (AVAILABLE FOR SALE)

“frida” charcoal and acrylic paint on tar paper 2006

commissioned house portrait 2006

1st graffiti piece, under a layer of paint and ruble by now… 2007

“picasso and his women” oil pastels, charcoal and hand-made paper on paper 2006

so that’s it for now, i still need to take pictures of this year’s art show pieces…

Some of the pieces are still for sale, but i can let go of them… maybe.

a whole lot of freakin’ dots…

i finally finished the house portrait of my aunts office. i decided to scratch the one i started with charcoal and to do something a little more my style, like pen and ink on papyrus. i would like to think that when someone saw this that it didn’t look like a typical portrait. i exaggerated some of the lines to make it feel a little off/ or expanding. well this pictures makes it look alot more exaggerated. so i’m off to finish another project. I made a bag to carry my drawing board and pads for school. it’s huge and beautiful. since i walk about ten blocks to and from school and my drawing class is another four blocks from school, i had to find some sort of comfortable way to tote everything… and looking spiffy came to mind as well. i’ll post a picture soon.