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Climbing Out of a Black Hole

Sunday, October 4th, 2009


I have been in a big funk, feeling sorry for myself and mad at myself for some dumb things that I have done over the past few weeks. I am going to chalk it up to too much emotional baggage. IĀ  screwed up the last major piece that I made. I think I can fix it, but it will take some work. I screwed up an entry into an exhibition which disqualified me. That is only the half of it.

Anyway, today is a new day. I am climbing out of that black hole and making one instead. I joined the Fast Friday Fabric Challenge group. The latest challenge was outer space using some different materials and embellishment. I will be late posting, but I am determined to get something new done. I decided to do a black hole.

The photo above was painted with metallic paints. I used a circle of freezer paper to create the hole. After it was dry, I over-painted with transparent black Setacolor paint.


Next, I will do some stitching and embellishing to create a deep space scene.

Tomorrow, I am hosting my first Columbia FiberArts Guild board meeting. I have the agenda and handouts printed. I made pumpkin bread to serve with coffee and tea. After some finalĀ  cleanup in the morning, I think I am ready.