acrylic monoprint with collaged stamp prints on w/c paper, 10 X 11″
They say the heavenly angels are around this time of year with their hosannas and hallelujahs, exhorting us to celebrate a birthday with them. And today I noticed multitudes of mushrooms poking their heads up from their moist earth beds to join in.
The mushrooms are a divine wonder in this land of fires. Some of the outcroppings of ‘shrooms are so tiny I must use my reading glasses to see them. They remind me of childhood reveries where fairies inhabited the forest lands where I roamed. The moist earth is a heady concoction.
This monoprint is another piece from the “laboratory” of ideas I’m exploring for the next Playful Muse series of mixed media classes in my studio. It starts Monday, January 21 and runs 6 weeks. There are two spots left at this point. If you think one of them possibly has your name on it, you can find out more and register on my website.
I like to change the title of my workshops every so often, because with my changeable nature, I must leave room for new ideas to take root and grow.
There’s still time to sign up on my web page and get in on the fun!
Here’s some of the mixed media lessons which are coming up this fall in the Playful Muse Groups on Monday afternoons and Saturdays: acrylic skins (and not just the paint kind. . .), taking a small idea and going BIGGER, pattern painting with an arsenal of rollers/stamps, more gesso textures, ghostly text, brulage collage and more.