I really am finishing things. I thought this “Halloween quilt” was done but decided otherwise recently.
I didn’t like the way the house poked up out of nowhere and lacked stability. So I added some bushes and roots.
The foundation might need a little greenery as well. What do you think?
Meanwhile in the studio I revived a woven paper swatch that I don’t really like and made this “Snowglobe.” The profile is this week’s Paris Collage image.
Incorporating an unlikable element can lead to redemption or regret. This one is tending toward regret.
Sometimes (usually) collage is bing, bing, fuss a little, fuss a little more — satisfaction. Not today.
K is at the office. The table he cleared of papers last night (it’s garbage day) revealed the missing galls. They were just THERE. I flung them over the deck rail into the back yard.
I leave the echinacea until next spring because the goldfinches love the seeds. The birds are so light! And so brightly yellow! Every time I step outside and startle two or three away, I get a little burst of joy.