Friday, June 18, 2010

Liz Cohn collages

Planning to go up north for a bit, and since I'm not going to the international calligraphy conference this summer, this little vacation will have to do some of the same things. While I muddle over how much art kit and which things to take, I know I am going to want to Glue A Lot Of Stuff.

So I am charmed to find these collages and cigar box assemblages, to mull over as well. The collages use a lot of typographic elements, as abstract forms. Yay!

Saturday, June 12, 2010


I thought I was going to find something about an encaustic workshop. Instead I found extremely mixed-media artist Larry Calkins has made his "Notice What You Notice" website out of words, photos, sketchbooks, layers of his various kinds of art stuff, pages and pages, or should I say, screens and screens, which load onto my laptop with tantalizing glimpses of underlayers. His sculptural works include book forms, at

Thursday, June 3, 2010

Betsie Withey, fiber art

At the WisCon art show last weekend I had the chance to see this dress for real live! the Etsy photos don't do it justice. The same artist had a lot of little scarves made of finely worked fabric leaves that I was sorely tempted by... my own sales were disappointing tho!