Monday, March 14, 2005

French Mail Artists

If you are looking for some inspiration in the mail art department, then be sure to take a look at Christine LE ROY. Her artwork is definitely unique. The French mail artists have a style all their own.(Sort of Nick Bantockish, but more...if that is possible.) It is in the placement of their postage stamps and the way they roll the addresses around the envelope....I don't really know how to describe it so be sure to look for yourselves...
and be sure to visit her friend's site Roswitha GUILLEMIN Equally as impressive. After you visit roswitha's mail art contributions, be sure to click on carnets which are her journals.

Friday, March 11, 2005

EM Weekly Challenge - Bed

EM Bed Challenge
Originally uploaded by kelley123.
This is a pen drawing of my bed. Didn't quite get the proportions right because I ran out of room on a 8 1/2 by 11 sheet of paper. Go figure...Have to practice getting that right. Now for a bit of visualizing...imagine if you you checked sheets, lace bedskirt and a purple toile comforter..and white iron you've got it!!!
Now to ponder next week's challenge...a favorite childhood item or toy...

Thursday, March 10, 2005

a little quilty

so here we have a partial view of the beginning to a "quilty". I made this square for a round robin project in which other artists will add fabric or fibers to the piece and in a few weeks I will get the square back a bit more elaborate than when it left me. I will try to remember to post a pix when it returns.

Sunday, March 06, 2005

EM Challenge-Favorite Cup

Originally uploaded by kelley123.
I finally got around to drawing my favorite cup for the EM Weekly Challenge. The reason it took me so long is because I don't drink coffee or hot tea, so I don't have a reason to have a favorite cup or mug. And I did NOT want to draw a glass of iced tea(definitely too much of a challenge at this point) I had to look through all the cups that I own in my china cabinet and come up with something. Voilá...a mug bought in Paris with little French drawings and fits right in with all the Paris comments lately. Note: The little blue thing floating above the cup is actually the china mark from the bottom.
Technical info: same as last week. Vision Elite pen and prismacolor pencils