I’m enjoying the artwork of Tamara Gonzales today. Not a fiber artist, but an artist using fiber.
Recently I have been spray painting through lace. This has allowed me to make paintings with an economy of surface that still contains my favorite things; Baroque churches; rose windows; altars; pattern; decoration; excess and gaudiness.
A police mugshot of Dilma Rousseff from 1970. She was arrested in Sao Paulo on Jan. 16, 1970. (Reuters)
Newly sworn-in Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff poses for a picture at the Planalto presidential palace in Brasilia, Brazil, Saturday Jan. 1, 2011. (AP Photo/Eraldo Peres)
Brazil’s President Dilma Rousseff delivers a speech after being sworn in at the Planalto palace in Brasilia, Brazil, Saturday, Jan. 1, 2011. Rousseff, a former rebel who was imprisoned and tortured during the nation’s 21-year military dictatorship, was sworn in as Brazil’s first female president Saturday. (AP Photo/Andre Penner)
created by the Beehive Design Collective, based in Machias, Maine. We visited their Grange this summer. No one was around but the am-bee-ence was fantastic.
stream crossed walking on bike trail outside Card’s Crossing, Franklin
birches in the Maine woods
blueberry barrens in fall color
clam or worm diggers’ tracks on the mud flats, Taunton Bay
moonrise, sunset on the beach, Hancock Point
moon in Maine, November 29
shoreline at sunset, Hancock Point
Mount Desert Island from Hancock Point
Late November sunset, Hancock Point