Fish according to Hoyle

He had read all the rules, and according to Hoyle, he had played his cards right.

So why was he still playing the field? Why was still going home alone every night?

He looked like an angel with his colours so bright.

I guess he had just not got the point of the game quite right.

SOLD ( at Bound to be Different)

collage art

 

The ephemera: Torn Spine from Card Game Rules By Hoyle; original French legal document from 1800’s; original vintage book page on design and drafting; high quality copy of natural history image of an angel fish.

Size: small 5 inches square on wooden block

All about that bass

Yeah, you know I’m all about that bass, ’bout that bass, no treble!

All about that bass, ’bout that base no treble (X 2)

Yeah, it’s pretty clear, I  got more arms than two

But I can swim, swim, like I’m supposed to do

I’ve got that boom, boom that all the fish chase

All the right tentacles in all the right places!

Sorry  for the poor parody Meghan Trainor

All about that bass

SOLD 🙂

collage art

the ephemera: vintage music card; antique French document from 1840; antique paper; high quality copy of natural history illustration of an octopus.

size: small 5 inches square

 

Swimming upstream

He battled a steady stream of barbed words. Navigating this river of miscommunication was not going to be easy.

 

SOLD 🙂

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The ephemera: hand made paper; old book page; original French document from 1890; high quality copy of natural history illustration of a snapper.

Size: 5 inches square on wooden block

 

 

oFISHal mail

Official transport services:  Lyon Vaise Registered Fish.

fish collage

The ephemera: original document from 1800s France; original registered mail sticker France; original bus ticket England; original vintage stamp New Zealand, Original Atlas Map of Europe 1930s; high quality reproduction of natural history fish illustration on 100 % rag paper.

Size: 5 inches by 5 inches on wooden block

SOLD at the teeny tiny art show

Fly fish, Fly

Fly little fish, fly. Registered, par avion, stamped and sealed, you are ready to go. Make haste, across the ocean,  Monsieur is waiting.

flying fishes

The ephemera: high quality copy of natural history illustration of fish; original letter from 1855; original airmail stickers, registered mail labels and stamps; original atlas map of the California coast from 1921.

 

 

 

Creatures from the deep; collage

Six little creatures living in a sea of old papers will they ever survive all this paper work?

Titanic tentacles grasping on to the ticket.

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Listen  Marthe and you will hear the sea.Image

Penny pinching while going over the receipts.Image

Consultations with arms open wide.Image

Weeding through the correspondence.Image

A prickly postcard, will it be well recieved?Image

Mini collages, 2 inches square, destined for a wooden playing block.

FISHY BUSINESS: collage

I seem to have fish on the brain…inspired by an invite to show at the new gallery at our local marina perhaps. Show starts Feb. 5.

EYES CLOSED
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wear your party hat, no one will notice, we’ll all keep our eyes shut

FISH RATIONS

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your ration: one and three quarters fish

LA COURBE DE TES YEUX

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there is something fishy about that girl