Feeling Raw: An ATC

Feeling Raw

Sometimes you just don’t feel like creating something beautiful.  On an old playing card: tissue paper, string, magazine text, acrylic paint and shoe polish.

I love anything that has a sense of decay and age to it, and the tissue paper and color combinations provide that, while the overall tone happens to match how I’ve been feeling lately.

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2 thoughts on “Feeling Raw: An ATC

  1. This is really expressive – you have created a sense of age and decay without losing the inherent beauty. Interesting too that it is tied up – restricted almost.

    • Thanks Jill! The sense of restriction you mention is dead-on. I wasn’t thinking about that consciously when I created this, but part of the feeling is of confinement, of being restricted by my own emotions. Interesting how that came out in the card without my even intending it!

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