Sketchbook: sketches and painting notes

"she thought" is a photo of a painting I did a few years ago and is about the horrors of the Pol Pot regime. I know she doesn't look Cambodian, but I didn't want to copy the photograph that inspired this painting (looking into the eyes of this woman in her pre execution photo was just too sad). I left out her arms on purpose, an allusion to helplessness to save her baby. The reference  

Wooden quilt kimono

It is "almost" finished. I actually was able to get all the hardware done (with help from dh) and get it hung yesterday. Now I can work on the fabric part of it, then glaze it. Then of course I will take a much better photograph.

If I were to this again I wouldn't LOL! but IF I did I would have drawn the whole thing out on paper first. Working with something lying flat gives you a skewed

Heart paintings and Skatepark fest

reading art by corrine bayraktaroglu originally
posted on Jafabrit's Art. 

you for dropping by.

Oh yes! this jafa loves hearts :) I think I will make a couple of them for the guest room, and the others are for the exhibit in October at IN A FRAME gallery in Yellow Springs.

Unfortunately due to copyright theft I had to delete my flickr account which is why you don't see an

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