Sunday, October 5, 2008
Life's an open road
I woke up early this morning and couldn't get back to sleep, hampered perhaps by the cat that kept perching on my side to sleep and the dog curled up so near my legs that I had to sleep on an angle. So not being a TV person, especially not the infomercials on this early, I logged onto the internet to surf a little bit. Nothing like some early morning exercise to get you going! Caffeine from a Diet Dew doesn't hurt either.
Hope you check out the post I did last night about my goodies from yesterday. Today's picture is a scan from the first altered book I did that I talked about a few days ago. I'll probably be sharing some of these from time to time. Thought it was time to show some arty stuff. I finished a Halloween-themed piece, but it is a hostess gift so I can't show it until it's received. I'll probably be getting that swap in the mail tomorrow. These pages were done after I found the image of the girls in the car with the phrase "life's an open road". The words "get out of the maze and burn rubber" came to me making the page theme then, "get out of the maze, life's an open road, burn rubber". With that in mind, I wanted to show a road for the background so I used some textured spray paint then added the painted yellow double lines and then the skid marks. In retrospect, I wish I'd blended the maze and the picture around the edges a little more, but still I like the sentiment. Think it would make a good T-shirt. Have the maze on the front with the words, "get out of the maze", and then on the back the "life's an open road, burn rubber" part. Maybe I'll design one someday.
Get out there and burn rubber today!