Creating characters through a bit of collage and painting. Finding vintage images that inspire art and story has become a habit. When I study an image the process that emerges is who was this image likened to, what time period was it created, where did the image live and then the story begins …
‘Please send me your last pair of shoes, worn out with dancing as you mentioned in your letter, so that I might have something to press against my heart.’ ~Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
I noticed the soft image background seemed to be on one side, which is a lesson learned. I can now try to figure out how to take the photo with the whole background softened.
For me, the camera is a sketchbook, … ~Henri Cartier – Bresson
“One of the most glorious messes in the world is the mess
created in the living room on Christmas Day. Don’t clean it
up too quickly.”
“Hope, Smiles from the threshold of the year to come, Whispering ‘it will be happier’…” ~ Alfred Lord Tennyson