I have been a collector for as long as i can remember. Small repeating objects like teeth, buttons, stones, beads, and boxes all fascinate me. I collect fabric, metal , wood, and paper. Many, many pieces of paper. I collect hundreds of things that no one else wants. Those things always make me puzzle, what could be done with them.
Although I doodle designs and take snaps like mad, I don’t look at them while I am working, I just begin. I add and take away bits and pieces of things that I have made or found.
If i can’t find the right thing, I try something else. Or make what I think I need. Or start over. Or set it aside…..
to add to my collections.
I can’t use any of those beautiful art words like evoke or resonate or inspire. I just build until it is done.