Sunday, July 24, 2011

The Sea Calls to Me

The sea has always been a mysterious and magical subject for me. When I was a child, my family took vacations to the California coast. We rented a hotel room and walked down to the beach to walk in the sand and play in the waves.  I can recall the feeling of the sand between my toes and the smell of the salt in the air.  In fact, right now if I close my eyes, I can imagine myself standing on the beach. It's still a wondrous memory for me.

Today the collages I am displaying are made on two canvas boards and have a mini canvas mounted on top with lots of paint and tissue and printed paper overlay. For personality I have added my little clay birds, tiny seashells, and vintage music to create a story picture that is very sweet.  For easy hanging, I also glued a ribbon cord to each one. Over all size is 5 x 7 inches.





"By the Sea" 1






"By the Sea" 2

4 comments:

  1. Beautiful Patty! Love the colors and texture.

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  2. Patricia - I love these!! Took me right to the coast! Beautiful.

    ox
    jenelle

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  3. Patty this is so me ! and how many times can I tell you how much I love your Birds.

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  4. Thanks so much, Liz, Jenelle, and Mary for visiting my blog so often. These little art "postcards" were fun to create. Another place for my birds to fly.

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