|the front and back covers|
In an earlier post I introduced my sketchbook for the Sketchbook Project 2010. The deadline has come and gone, and my book was mailed off to its new home last week joining all the others in the Brooklyn Museum of Art. They will travel to different destinations and be handled by a lot of people.
Since the paper was very thin, I glued the pages together; back-to-back, and even added gesso to a few to allow for water media. Along with the glue and gesso, I used some matte medium, markers, and watercolors, not to mention soaking wet tea bags. These are some of the reasons my book looks as if I dropped it in the river.
My "theme" was: I am a Scavenger.
|made from cut out photos retrieved from the trash|
| bio pages...a vellum pocket with business card and post cards |
|I found some pressed leaves, and a quote saved from a calendar|
|traced around my hand...just for fun|
|inside the front cover|
- This was a fun project to do
- A blank sketchbook is very intimidating
- It became WAY more fun, when I gave up perfection, and ownership
- I would do it again, but start on time ( I joined up in the middle of the project)