Monday, April 27, 2009

I am a recycler

The Coke family would be proud to know, not only am I biggest Diet Coke drinker they must have. But I also use the cardboard cartons the 12 pack comes in to make art. I made these 2 covers out of the 12 pack. They are the art journal covers I am going to use to house my work in.
Now it is not my best work, I was out in the garage spraypainting and it was freezing, right now it is snowing. What's that you say your in you bathing suit and I am in my parka. So I was hurrying to get in the house. I am enjoying the class at your own pace. Lately my pace has been slow to dead. I go in cycles lots of creative stuff then nothing. This weekend was pretty good. We watched a movie called Rachels Wedding, would I recommend it, no. But really it was a different kind of movie and was not that bad. Well I decided to go down to the studio and purge junk I am not using and try to get creative. Talk to you tommorow.

9 comments:

  1. Delicious!!!I LOVE your paint colors!!

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  2. Hi Lee, oh no! More snow....I send you lot's of spring weather over!!!!! Our nature finally turned green and the temperatures are not cold anymore. Today we had a rainy day, but that's ok...at least it's green in the landscape! So lot's of green and colors your way!
    Oh before I forget, thoses spraypaint artworks are fun! I really enjoyed looking at them!
    Smiles, Anke ;)

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  3. Cool a** covers, Lee! can't tell at all you were freezing your heinie, they're so explosive and bright. And, uh, just so you know, I happen to be the number one consumer of Diet Coke -- but I haven't yet used the 12-pack container for any art, just packing material for stuff I send out. And Zoe uses them for sleeping noodles if I rip the opening up just a little wider for her -- she actually BACKS into them so her head hangs out the opening. eesh. She's been inhaling too much acrylic paint all her feline life!

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  4. How creative! I can never think of doing things like that on my own. It's like my mind can't process using something other than what it's for sometimes. I really like the spraypaint layering you've done on it.

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  5. Snow, again! I'm not exactly in my swim suit....it's been very windy and a bit chilly here, too so not much spray painting for me either.

    I love your art journal covers. The colors are delicious! And it's good to know I'm not the only one who saves all kinds of cardboard packaging to use for art!

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  6. I think they are beautiful colors and a great way to recycle. We're in the 90's(or high 80s whatever). Not the most inspiring weather for the perimenopausal woman. I love the journal covers and can't wait to see what you do next.

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  7. Hi Lee - I am in hibernation especially when it comes to art at the moment, like you it goes in cycles.... oh well its nearly winter here!! lol! I cant believe you have snow - again!!!

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