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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Scientific Crows

A series of scientific crows, calibrating their instruments for experimental investigations.

Scientific crow collages.
crow black ink
SOLD 🙂 corbeau labo

c is for crow

The ephemera: original document 1839; original french receipt 1916; original receipt 1918; crow photography; original pharmacy label; illustrations of columns, table of the elements; vintage mechanical l drawing; ink bottle illustration.

The found objects: vintage watch parts, antique typewriter parts; antique pen nibs, vintage pewter heart pendant, vintage game piece; vintage automotive light, vintage globe hardware; antique nails; vintage stopwatch faces.

Size: 8 inches by 8 inches

CANADIAN SCHOOL ATLAS FISH

A trio of fish equipped for exploration of the ocean depths.

What discoveries await them!

The ephemera: vintage city plan of Montreal 1940s; vintage marine chart symbols; antique school book page 1895; School Atlas title page 1953; mechanical drawings 1940s; postal cancellation stamps 1930s; high quality reproductions of natural history illustrations of fish.

The found objects: rusty fleur de lys; antique stop watch parts; 1925 royal typewriter parts; antique optical lens; antique pen nibs; antique key.

Size: 7 inches by 7 inches

Altered Octopuses

These under water explorers brandish the tools of their scientific trade, as they scour the ocean floor for specimens and discoveries.

The ephemera: vintage world map, old periodic table, old French receipts from the early 1900s, illustration of ink bottle, high quality reproductions of natural history illustrations of octopuses.

The found objects: antique optical lens, vintage royal typewriter parts, vintage fishing tackle, vintage nails, antique stop watch parts, tiny light bulb, vintage pen nibs.

Size: 7 inches by 7 inches

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

CREARTFUL DODGER STUDIO TOUR AND SALE

COWICHAN ARTISANS 2022 SPRING STUDIO TOUR MAY 13, 14, 15. 10 am to 5 pm.

I am excited to invite you to visit my studio during the Tour weekend. Address is 1010 Redcap ST. Duncan BC. in beautiful Maple Bay on Vancouver Island.

Here is a link to the tour map.

https://www.google.com/maps/d/u/0/edit?mid=1I7HTnjJnnKjDaWiC7NO7PY8qQzt-t-wE&ll=48.75533810220193%2C-123.74256545&z=12

I have lots of exciting new works to show. There will be a sale table under the tent in the garden. You can visit my gallery and work room, explore all my unusual art supplies and learn more about Collage and Assemblage Art.

The Gallery and Workshop

A sneak peek at some of the pieces available during the tour

Something Bout A Boat

Something bout a boat sitting on the sea

out there on the wind

floating on the free

take you round the world

bring you back home

gives a man hope something about a boat.

The ephemera: original atlas maps, old french documents from the 1800s, tiny vintage flags, ration coupons, vintage stamps.

Size 16 inches by 24 inches.

Natural History Boxes

Collecting and Arranging were in her nature.

Natural History Shadow box
Naturalist Box ( SOLD before the glue was dry)

The ephemera: original antique document from the 1800s

The found objects: vintage bicycle wrench, African dancing fruit, seed pod from Costa Rica, antique key, turkey tail fungus, tomatillo skeleton, tart tin, magic slide, paper wasp nest, bird’s nest and egg, lichen, antique copper nails, vials of green china paint,antique film bobbin, antique industrial bobbin, vintage castors

Nature Collection

The ephemera: original french documents from the 1800s, vintage dictionary page

The found objects: magic slides, antique key, typewriter coil, kiwi vine, seed pods from Costa Rica, bird’s egg, butterfly wing, drift wood, bird bones, tiny antique vials