A pair of night owls, out star gazing until the wee hours. Charting their collection of constellations, comets and stardust for future generations.
The ephemera: original star charts from 1930’s atlases; original french document from the 1880’s; high quality reproductions of natural history illustrations of owls.
Under starry skies,
He sat and contemplated life.
He let go of the lies.
He let go of the strife.
Now wiser than before,
Ready to face the night,
The ephemera: Original French Document from 1822; Original star chart from 1933; high quality reproduction of a natural history illustration of an owl.
Found objects: bird’s nest; twiggy branch.
Size: 14 by 16 inches
On those grey, rainy days in the City, his Red Umbrella saw him through; turning heads and brightening the dreary day.
The ephemera: Antique French document from 1819, a scrap of decorative paper; high quality reproduction of a vintage natural history illustration of a crow; red umbrella photo.
The found objects: vintage watch face
Size 12 inches square on wooden cradle
SOLD to Monique
Blackbird repaired his broken wing and learned to fly again, learned to be so free.
The ephemera: original French document from 1800s; original vintage catalogue illustration; high quality reproduction of natural history image of blackbird.
The found objects: small key; two wooden gears; vintage watch and clock parts; typewriter striker key from 1920’s Royal Typewriter
Size: 7 inches square
Available for purchase at Two Hoots Gallery in Cobble Hill BC
Special Delivery, Port Payé, Via Airmail, Via AirFrance. She made sure the letter was delivered safely.
The ephemera: vintage airmail letter; vintage stamps and postal stickers, high quality reproduction of an ostrich illustration.
Monsieur Corbeau hopped on his bike and hurried on his way. He was off to l’Hotel de Ville. Monsieur le Maire had things to answer for, and Monsieur Corbeau was not going to mince his words.
Hotel de Ville
The ephemera: Vintage French letter from 1902; vintage UK bus ticket, match book cover from Vegas; old ledger page from 1936, vintage illustration of bicycle; vintage illustration of raven.
Size: 7 inches square
“Hurray, road trip!” she exclaimed, “I’ve got the map, I shoddy the front seat”.
“Hold on,” he replied “curb your enthusiasm, so we get there in one piece” as he applied the breaks.
Inspired by a recent holiday with the mister. This is how it goes down for us.
The ephemera : Ledger page for 1901; map of Scandinavia 1933; photo of tree in winter; vintage bicycle image; two pictures of ravens. Encaustic wax top layer.
Size: 12 inches square on wooden cradle.
Monsieur le Curé
Received his letter,
delivered by owl, so carefully.
Would he listen to the impassioned plea,
to accept others, that did not follow the same religion, as he.
SOLD at the Teeny Tiny Art Show
The ephemera: original back ground papers: atlas page from 1933, French letter to Monsieur Le Curé 1877, vintage stamps and postal stickers; high quality scan of natural history illustration of an owl
Size: 5 inches square on wooden block
She was running out of time.
Would Guillaume still be waiting at L’Hotel du Vieux Quartier?
SOLD (at Bound to be Different)
The ephemera: Old French document from 1800s; natural history illustration of ostrich, old clock face.
Size: 8 inches square on wooden block, or prints up to 20 inches square.