Thursday, August 2, 2012

Making time to make


 I'm a bit of a goal-setting kind of girl.  Nothing official, just a good little mental list of things I'd like to do.  This year being my 5th year of being a full-time maker, I figured I would include a few new goals to the list.  One of these goals included taking a workshop just for fun.  You know- some kind of making workshop that didn't break the bank, wasn't going to take up a ton of time, but something that just gave me a reason to make something different for a change. 
Last weekend was the Gather Pop-Up Shop and they offered a bunch of workshops by some really talented people- one of them being the brains behind the blog: The Jealous Curator- which is a really amazing blog to find great artists.  Danielle Krysa, aka the jealous curator, is a graphic designer, a collage artist, a mom, and a blogger.  Sometimes its just so great to connect a face to a blog you've admired!
So anyways I had some fun making something I don't usually make, with materials I don't often think about using, painting with colours I don't often choose.  We did a little drilling, a little embroidering, a little painting, a little cutting, glueing, and some photo transferring- super fun!  It wasn't about the out-come and that was kind of refreshing. 

2 comments:

whatdoyoueatthen said...

Would love to see your final product!! The photos of the process really makes me want to get collaging!!

dahlhaus said...

The last photo - on the bottom shows my work in progress...