Miniature fascinates me – we’ve talked about it before. It fascinates and delights me – takes me to that marvelous creative place where time and self-consciousness completely disappear – I can lose myself for hours and hours. I began to create a very particular miniature world, with very particular inhabitants more than a year ago and I can finally show it to you next week. It’s been one of my most favorite projects of all time.
Just lately that little world got ready for the holidays – and of course it needed poinsettias, pink and white poinsettias.
They are made from crepe paper – I painted it just the right shade of pink. Tip – adding water and rubbing alcohol to acrylic paint makes it penetrate crepe paper much better – you can get clear, bright and translucent color.
There are a couple previews of the recently festivised version of the project below and more to come next week.
PS – The vinegar, citrus, clove cleaner I made is awesome – smells good – and works great. I’m pretty pleased.
PPS – The mr. socks pattern is imminent – probably tomorrow – just finished up a couple last minute reshoots today – crammed into the one corner of my place where I can get some light on a rainy day.