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Art Saves: Tanita S. Davis

July 29th, 2009 (07:41 am)

Current Mood: thirsty
Current Song: More from Dick Tracy

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This maybe isn't art... Maybe it's a Craft Saves Sampler. Or something. But then, who gets to decide what's art? This is just a random sampling of some of my artsy junk. A painted pillowcase (it got a stain, so the pair got a makeover), a gourd I grew and made into a birdhouse (the gourd tried to take over the yard. And REEKED. It was definitely a learning experience...that I would do again. Further from any plants I don't want strangled), some recycled jars that became gifts, some earrings I made out of shells I scavenged, some clay Kokopellis I sculpted, then painted and framed.

I didn't include my knitting, because...it's way too far from "art." As is most of my doodling/collaging/drawing. But these are the things that save my sanity, let my hands work and my mind go free to think up...other things. Thanks for asking me to play.

- Tanita S. Davis


Posted by: aquafortis.mp (ext_178041)
Posted at: July 29th, 2009 08:50 pm (UTC)

Very cool! Love the birdhouse. And speaking of Tanita and Art Saves and stuff--many of her dried gourds found a home in my husband's drawing class, so she is very directly helping art save people. :)

Posted by: Little Willow (slayground)
Posted at: July 29th, 2009 08:56 pm (UTC)

Very, very cool. :)

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