Saturday, October 9, 2010

Projects!

My friend Marilyn tells me it's healthy to have projects, and I agree whole-heartedly.  I've got a work table set up in my library where I work on mosaics and other things like drawing with water color pencils.  Oh, those are the greatest invention known to casual artists!

Today I had what Alice Kravitz would have called "One of my SICK Headaches!"  I tried really hard to concentrate on my current project, which is mosaic'ing a large planter my sisters found me at a thrift store.  I love to repurpose or same purpose, as long as I can add my 'touch' to it.

The problem was that the headache made me irritable, and I knew I couldn't take anything for it, but Tylenol, which scares me, and so I just tried to work through it.  HAH!  I had bits of glass falling off the pot, getting glue everywhere, and ... ugh.  It just wasn't the right day to work on my pot.

This picture above is from when I was working on the frame for my bathroom mirror.  It was tons of fun and I used rocks, and broken pottery, and bits of glass, and old broken jewelry parts; it's colorful with lots of fun bits to look at and enjoy.  It's a happy piece.  The first thing I ever mosaic'd was my address numbers.  I am quite proud of it, and it hangs from my eave in front of my porch.

I should really work on a 'real' project, tomorrow, like cleaning out my dressers and re-arranging my closet, but you know, I think I'll just ... do nothing... have a little calm before the storm.  Sleep late... heheh, like at least until 7AM. ;)

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