As many of you know, I spend a good deal of my life illustrating books, creating intricate scherenschnitte and doing up to 26 art shows and events each year. But some times, I want to put the serious stuff aside and just have some fun... with
If I can't be outside in the garden, in this horrid heat, I can still create a garden
and make some teeny, tiny flowers...
\and itty, bitty silhouettes.
cut, snip slice, dice, chop,
WHAT A MESS!
But now I have a lot to work with.
Rabbits , birds, trees, fences cottages and FLOWERS
I love the textures of these art papers. and the GREENS.... Oh I love these GREENS!
Hopalong Gardens in a pot!
Bunnies and with wheelbarrows, poppies, foxgloves, tulips morning glory, hollyhocks
and little bird houses
Isn't this fun?
Layer by layer, like a paper cake..
I am growing...
Hopalong HollowIn a Bell Jar.
I have to admit, I got a bit carried away and built 8 of these.
They are very sweet.
Now that I have that out of my system. I can get back to painting moss on my illustration paper...inches and inches and inches of moss.