July 22 | 7pm-1am
July 23-24 | 11am-4pm
- *Challenge 1: Turn something green
- *Challenge 2: Make something old new
- *Challenge 3: Reveal something hidden
- *Challenge 4: Play with fire
- *Challenge 5: Make or take a portrait of a stranger
- *Challenge 6: Make your next meal a work of art
- *Challenge 7: Create something with garbage
- *Challenge 8: Take a before & after shot
- *Challenge 9: Capture summertime
- *Final Challenge: Leave behind something special for someone else to discover
- *Wait for first challenge
So I was in Missisauga when I recieved this challenge, and was about to head back home to Scarborough. I thought it would be easy just to leave little tidbits behind on my journey home. I took 10 note-sized papers, and did doodles and notes on them, all with my blog address, some with my email as well. I was hoping for people to come along and find them on buses, trains, benches… Each one I folded up into origami, or just random shapes… some I gave to friends to scatter downtown and in Pickering. They say “OPEN ME!” or “UNFOLD ME!” or something like that. Here’s snapshots of what some looked like folded and placed, or opened up so you can see them.
if any of these put a smile on someones face, or made any kind of change at all in anyone’s day, that’s special enough for me. That’s all I want for my art and my life in general. If you found one of my notes, and are reading this now, thanks for investing your time in the little things, and letting your curiosity find me. Hopefully we will cross paths again one day.
I am gonna miss these challenges. If you’d like to contact me about my work or me in general email me at email@example.com
I slept in today, woke up, checked my messages and VOILA! Before and after shot. Easy! I was still in bed so I took a snapshot of me, and then showered and got all put together and took another snapshot. Here is what I look like Before and After:
… now you know what I look like.
Everyone is a stranger before they are born.
1.Ready To Start – Arcade Fire
2.Signal Fire – Snow Patrol
3.Fire In Your New Shoes – Kaskade ft. Martina (Dragonette)
4.Eyes On Fire – Blue Foundation
5. Wake Up – Arcade Fire
6.Sharks and Danger – Alexisonfire
7. Dig For Fire – The Pixies
8. Set Fire To The Third Bar – Snow Patrol
9. Sidewalk When She Walks – Alexisonfire
Hope you Enjoy <3 Whoever says music isn’t art just doesn’t listen to the right music. you have art in the lyrics, in the sound, the video, the performance. It is all encompassing.
Challenge 3, reveal something hidden. LOL. Just a little pencil sketch in my sketchbook.
I decided to do a photomontage of old pictures of me and my old boyfriends, while the new (single) me looks on. Not only am I taking old photos and making them new again, but I am reflecting on my old self at different points in my life where I was not this preson I am today.
GREEN ReBirth BIRDHOUSE.
Below is a the front, detail of the Roof, and a photo of the Back.
acrylic and mixed media on wood, including maps, stickers, tisue paper, cutouts, wrapping paper, drawings and green glow in the dark paint….
…. it just felt right. I have never collaged a three dimensional item before, but I wanted this challenge to end up with something wit a purpose.
THE DAY IS HERE!!! CAN’T WAIT!!