Monday, October 20, 2014
Wednesday, September 3, 2014
|From 1982 it came|
Coincidentally when I got this, I was, yes you guessed it, looking at patterns online and in Photoshop. I was looking at Greek-vase patterns, to be precise. Simple borders. Simplicity patterns.
Friday, August 29, 2014
I am so sorry it's taken me this long to post. This week has been so surreal. And your painting is also surreal. There is so much beauty here. And you are so very consistent that I must tell you that you should think about doing more painting. Look again at your painting of the Woman in White. There is another one here that I cannot remember the title of, but if you will look at those two and then at this one, you will see what I mean. There is a hauntedness, an otherworldly quality to these paintings.
Monday, August 4, 2014
Tuesday, July 15, 2014
I love that side-eye from Dirk. Nellie looks skeptical. But what are those mysterious lines on the back of the Kitty Cat Cards? Let's see what happens when we put both packs of cards, Series 1 and 2, together:
A fish! That is some long-range planning! How did you plan this? Was it intentional? It had to be. To keep me on my toes, no doubt. And, while I'm on the topic of planning (and digits), I've got my next one all planned out but not assembled just yet. Maybe next week. Let's keep our fingers crossed that it makes it through the mails. Yes, you too, Nellie.
Monday, June 23, 2014
And yes, I used to wear that union suit as jammies because I was very fashion forward, as you know.
Saturday, May 24, 2014
The envelope is perfection.
Saturday, May 3, 2014
I love this so much! I don't think I told you this but some of my more recent dreams have been about trying to dial a number or write an address and getting it wrong over and over and over again. In these dreams I've not been able to reach the person I keep trying to call and I have to punch the numbers in repeatedly, each time fumbling over tiny keys. Or I am writing and can't get the pencil to make the letters I so desperately want to mark down. And here is a little box of dreams that has arrived at its destination against all odds. Look inside:
How did you do this!? It's like opening up the night sky. Here is what is inside:
I've had a version of every one of these. My favorite, besides flying, which happens so infrequently, is the secret room dream. Maybe it's because of all the House Hunters International I've watched. It's true. I'll take you on a tiny tangent to say that one of my co-workers has a very close relative who is the main producer of that show. I'm not sure what to do with this information, except to say I am hoping that one day I will get to meet and speak with this person. Ridiculous, yes. Besides, I'm convinced the show is rigged and scripted. A morbid fascination. I am very happy to note that we don't have a proper tv so I am forced to watch it on youtube or when we're on vacation. TMI, I know. Now I am not sure how to transition back to your incredible dream book. Let me close by showing the last two photos. One is the other side, the bottom, of the inside. It's a tactile experience that is so strange it could only have been inspired by dream logic. The color, also, is a perfect complement to the royal blue of the rest of the box. And the little gold hummingbird. It is, of course, the only possible artifact that could have accompanied these dreams that are so comfortably nestled in their box.
Monday, April 7, 2014
I started something for you but it's not working as I planned. Will begin again. :)
Friday, March 21, 2014
|I know this blew our mail-lady's mind|
I haven't shown you my new wall display. I got the frame from Cost Plus (I had a coupon). Wish the wall wasn't white behind it but I'm not allowed to paint our rental. I suppose I could paint the frame itself (it's "distressed" white), but it might clash with the art.
Thursday, January 23, 2014
I have been admiring this mail art since it arrived last week! I'm happy to hear Jackson has become such a woodworker! How did he cut this card? What kinds of tools does he use? How did he measure it to be exactly postcard sized? I know, I am asking lots of questions, but carpentry always amazes me. I love building little objects but strongly suspect I don't do things the correct way. Can you send a picture or two of other things he has made or is working on? And, the drawing on the other side: very Mondrian! Is that a "zentangle"?! A fantastic collaboration! Other views:
Tuesday, January 14, 2014
I owe you some mail. Perhaps the completed workbench will help with that.
And now: cracker in the mail.