Patti Edmon Altered Attic: Take a Look!

Thursday, November 20, 2008

Take a Look!



My bff (remember Frog & Toad?) Karen, recently finished a Biographia project, compiling, distilling, translating an amazing woman's life journey into gorgeous, handmade books. Karen is a master at listening, something we could all use a lesson or two in, and her writing is, well, visit her blog and you'll see.  If there are people who have at least one of everything they need, I can assure you this is the kind of gift that opens itself for generations to come. 

Another childhood friend, Carol VanZandt, whose work is in collections around the world, creates stunning works that are unlike anything I've imagined. In Boston and then while living in Japan, she studied with masters of the art of Japanese Calligraphy; I find that meditating on her images, even tiny and on screen, charges the creative neurons.

My friend Karin, Beyond Words, posted yesterday one of the most amazing journal pages on pain and its relationship to spirit and body. Her recent surgery and lingering recovery are evident in the raw, stark beauty that she has captured.

As for me? Ornaments, ornaments, ornaments.... The Street Scene open house is Saturday, with a Meet the Featured Artists' event from 6 - 9. Notice I didn't say crafters:) Wish me luck!

5 comments:

manamoon said...

Oh you're making progress, using "artist", how wonderful♥

You have some amazingly talented friends, what fabulous inspiration! There work and yours is just gorgeous!

Wishing you a beautiful day Patti♥

Leslie said...

Nice work of yours Patti, and your friends too! I'll be back to look around!

Lucy said...

Sounds like you surround yourself with lots of creative people full of inspiration :) Have fun tonight and good luck!

Couture de Papier said...

Good for You! I have a bloggy award for you!

Joyce said...

I love you work. very creative and fun. I am a collector of stuff, broken stuff and you are an inspiration. I do moasics, but you have put another twist on my thinking. Thanks!

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