September 2013

Up and Down

"Up and Down,"collage,24"x 32"

“Up and Down,”collage,24″x 32″

One of the special lenses that my husband has for his camera is called the “Dragonfly”—when you look through it,each shape repeats itself again and again like in a kaleidoscope. I looked at some of my pictures with it and it had an incredible effect. It gave me ideas for hundreds of pictures! I picked up one of them and repeated a rectangle 39 times,changing only the colors. Half of the picture goes from light to dark,the other half from dark to light. The little image here has lost its color;to see what it really looks like,please click on it to see the image in much better color.

And,don’t forget,you can leave a comment by clicking below this post —let me know how you like these pictures!

“Up and Down”will be on exhibit at the State of the Art Gallery during September. It will be in the Salon at the back of the gallery along with works of other members. The main space in the gallery this month is devoted to the beautiful landscapes of Patty Porter in a solo show. There is an opening reception Friday,September 6,5:00 – 8:00 PM and the show will run September 4-29,2013.

Also,in conjunction with the Ithaca Art Trail,I will have an open studio on Saturday,September 7,from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM. My address is 310 Sunnyview Lane.  (Google map of the location) There are maps of all the artists’locations at the  website of the Art Trail.

The other Art Trail weekends will be October 5 and 6,and October 12,2013, from 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM. I look forward to seeing you in my studio.

Have an excellent month of September.

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