Back at it again! The past year and a half has been consumed with infants and pregnancy, new jobs, and moving.... My daughter is now 10 months old and we have a baby boy due in April. Making the transition is definitely a challenging one, especially for the Working Artist Mother. How and when will we get the time to be creative? Even when the chance arises.... What can we get done during a nap? What can we get accomplished and put away in these limited pieces of time?
It was beautiful and fitting to find these two pages next to each other, thoughts of disassembling and assembling, ripping and attaching, tearing and gluing, so perfectly situated side-by-side. Definitely the perfect place to begin again, not at the end or the beginning but in the middle. How to honor the challenge of both but intertwine the two into a singular creative contemplation? And so with these thoughts swirling through mind and a need for a little glam, I got out all the gold and glitter and began to...
TEAR STRIPS, RIP IT UP!&GLUE, STAPLE, OR TAPE THESE PAGES TOGETHER
*Originally published on Wordpress February 10, 2017
Tabatha Lendquvist works from her private studio located in Walker County, AL. She is an Interdisciplinary artist working in various mediums to include painting, bookmaking, and poetics.