Tag: Found Object

Suffer for My Art

Sometimes I am inspired by certain music when I work. I wasn't sure where to place this piece. This is a 3/4 cello that my daughter played until it literally fell apart and the sound peg was no longer operable. I had it in the basement for about 5 year because I never throw anything…

Suffer for My Art

Sometimes I am inspired by certain music when I work. I wasn't sure where to place this piece. This is a 3/4 cello that my daughter played until it literally fell apart and the sound peg was no longer operable. I had it in the basement for about 5 year because I never throw anything…

Pressed foilage art

I love to press flowers and leaves that I find and make them into designs.  My mother gave me some beautiful metallic puzzle pieces to use for something.  I thought they made a wonderful border around the pressed design..I was happy with the outcome and I use puzzle pieces of all kinds now in alot…

bonilla, exhibit no. 1

this piece began with a discarded remote control, which i utilized only the cover, painting it to make it metallic – to sort of give the idea of a paintbox or some other kind of display/collection box. i "riveted" in my paper flowers and some awesome green moss, and sewed it to this piece of…

bonilla, where before only weeds had grown

another in my "worship" series, this one had to be a bit heftier to accommodate the large clock piece i planned to incorporate! so it's a castoff plank of wood, collaged with papers, painted, and a figure drawn, then the back of the antique clock was riveted with my signature paper flowers, and collaged with…

Realistic Choices

This piece was inspired by a vintage book I found at a thrift store concerning women and health.  I found the wording and differences between now and then fascinating and started to make a series of collage pieces.  This is one of them.

Live Authentically

This is the first page. After I am finished I'll bind the entire thing. The past few years I have been using a life coach and her question for me is always – is the life you living the life that wants to live in you? It has been a sometimes difficult and always eye opening…

Paris n Rust

8×8 board canvas, old pages from French book, scrapbook papers, rusted found objects, copper wire, inks, cinnamon "rust", copper tape and scrabble tiles