I have been feeling pretty rotten today and very very hurty...but I was determined to work on something today...even if it was just a small project. I figured I better get back to the bowling pin cat-creature (if I am going to get it done in time for the deadline). I wanted to either gesso it for painting or start the first layer of paper on it if I was going to "color" it with papers.
I could NOT find the gesso OR the matte medium...both are in gallon jugs...you'd think they'd be pretty hard to lose in one studio or the other. I stomped around for a bit and bitched about it on Facebook and then I stomped around some more and I finally located the matte medium...it was in its newly allotted spot in the wet studio...duh.
And I sat down to get started with the tissue paper and matte medium with the bowling pin cat-creature but -- DENIED! I forgot I all about the little chunk of cheek that was missing on the right side of his face (as you look at him). So instead I prepared the plaster cloth area and filled in that spot. Then I noticed how crooked his nose was and I tweaked that...and then I remembered that the area of his right (as you face him) eye needed a little bit of lifting as well. Ah me...now it needs to dry before I start papering it.
|Pointing out the missing cheek chunk...the "before" shot.|
|The "after" shot...repaired cheek, nose and eye area.|
And then a bit later this evening I tweaked a collage that I want to submit to an upcoming show that I am not going to say anything else about until I learn the juror results. Here are the two main characters, though:
|...and this goat guy...I love this guy SO much!|