PONDERING, a collage portrait

Pondering

Ponder, think, thinking , inkling, quiz, quizzical, query, inquiry, investigate, inquire, inquisition, question, comprehend, reflect, thought, thoughtful, pensive, perplexed, pondering.

SOLD 😁

The ephemera: original vintage maps, charts; antique French documents from the 1800s, vintage dictionary words about thinking.

Size: 24 inches by 24 inches

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PACHAMAMA

“Pachamama South American Goddess of Fertility, Cultivation and Harvest with the ability to sustain life on Earth.”

Pachamama

The ephemera: original vintage maps, original documents from the 1800s; high quality reproductions of natural history illustrations of leaves and butterfly, original vintage dictionary pages. original vintage nautical charts, vintage post mark.

Size : 24 by 24 inches.

Fine Art Prints Available

Bird Girl A Paper Collage Portrait

Savouring the small joys of life.

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A Collage Art Portrait fashioned from vintage maps and charts. Find the two humming birds.

Collage Portrait of smiling woman with humming birds by Wilma Millette of creartful dodger on Vancouver Island
Bird Girl 25 by 25 inches

Details

Size 25 by 25 inches

The ephemera: original vintage maps, marine charts, city plans and star charts. High quality reproduction of antique natural history illustrations of humming birds.

Queen of Hearts

“Bring out the Hounds” she cried! She loved those puppies. Was there nothing so joyous as a stride through the woods with these beauties.

A birthday request for a client.

The ephemera: vintage manuscript from 1845; image of a long ago queen; vintage images of hounds.

The found objects: tiny pewter star; small fleur de lys charm; tiny antique key; vintage glass beads; vintage heart charms, antique pen nibs; vintage typewriter parts; an antique escutcheon.

Size: 8 inches by 8 inches.

Fluidité

Souplesse, intelligence, facilité pour aborder et résoudre les difficultés.

Qualité d’une expression aux harmonies subtiles ou d’une plasticité aux nuances délicates et fondues.

Caractère de ce qui échappe à toute saisie, en raison de l’instabilité.

Suppleness, intelligence adept at tackling and resolving problems.

Quality of expression with subtle or supple harmony and and delicate nuances.

Character that defies description due to instability.

SOLD 🙂

Fine Art Prints available to order.

Fluidité W.Millette (c)

The ephemera Original documents from the 1800s; original atlas maps and star charts; original vintage ocean life images.

Size 30 inches by 30 inches

UN-HOUSED mixed media portrait

Vintage maps and papers, rich with the history of the past are the perfect material for creating this mixed media portrait. They invite the viewer to imagine the story of this human, un-housed, like so many in our communities. Glimpses of hidden words and images suggest the complexity of his struggles and challenges. The orange paint wraps around him with community support and connection. Thank you to all those working on solutions to this crisis.

*portrait source photo credit Pexels.

NB Award of Excellence CVAC Fine Arts Show, SOLD 🙂

Fine Art Prints available to order.

24 inches by 24 inches

The ephemera: original vintage maps and documents such as old letters, receipts, newspapers, dictionnary pages.

Hidden words: mania, advocate, diagnosis, old man, middletown, war atlas, infraction, emprisonnement, interdiction, devilish, hunt, hunger, cities and towns and many more.

Screetch Owl

On the one year anniversary of the World Wide Pandemic we all be ….like this!

SOLD

The ephemera: Old Book Cover by Robert Louis Stevenson; Original plate from 1930’s botany book; natural history illustration of an owl; vintage face; vintage postal stamp, vintage post mark 1965 Three Hills Alberta; Muybridge’s dancing lady. Top Coat of cold wax.

Size 5.5 inches by 7 inches