Thursday, April 19, 2012

Time Triptych

I've been consumed with time lately. It's the one thing you can never have enough of and once it's gone, you can never get back. My huge 32x48 year-at-a-glance wall calendar is mocking me at this very moment, knowing that June is a milestone birthday for me. Ugh.

A visit to the new art supply store in Kansas City, Artist and Craftsman Supply, was just what I needed to get me out of my funk. I bought all kinds of art goodness. And then there it was, sitting by the cash register were  bags and bags of watch parts. I knew I had to have them even though I had no idea what I was going to do with them. It was that time thing again.

And so my "Time" triptych was born. This is the first piece in the triptych and I used up a half a bag of watch parts on it. I also deviated from my usual palette of bright vivid colors. I like the muted neutral tones, it kinda matched my muted mood. So I'm off now to work on the remaining two.


  1. Oh Karen... I love this piece... and I love your blog... gorgeous artwork... your book page series is just wonderful and awesome how you title each page from the words on it...

    Jenny x

  2. Hi Karen, I've come over from Tracy's "magical" group to follow you from the list. I thought that was such a good idea. Hope you follow on mine too. I like this piece. I collect watch parts by telling all my friends to save me their castaways.

    Coleen, an American in Ukraine