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Thursday, June 15, 2006

Studio Friday: A-HA Moment

This week's topic for Friday June 16th suggested by Pamela: A-HA MOMENT

" I'm sure we've all had a moment when we're creating something we've had in mind and then something totally different results by accident."Pamela

My A-HA moment came during a paste paper play extravaganza a few weeks ago. Tired of brushing the paint onto the paper, I drizzled black over my green and yellow. But, "Oh, no, what a mess I've created." The A-HA struck as I grabbed a comb and dragged it through, creating a pattern that was uniquely my own!

Gotta love those "mistakes!"



Blogger firstborn studio said...

a-ha and yehaw! i was so thrilled to be standing next to you to see this "happy accident" and to see you in are an amazing,enthusiastic artist...hey there is another paste paper workshop coming up! whadda ya say?!

9:37 PM  
Anonymous Tine said...

Aaaaah-ha! Soooo cool! What a great pattern and art!! It looks awesome!! Keep making more A-has please ;-)

9:40 PM  
Blogger Abbie said...

Yep.. a FABULOUS mistake! It looks wonderful.. and the places you can go with it!
:) Abbie

6:56 AM  
Blogger Going For Greatness said...

When a mistake is an 'ah-ha!', it really brings things into perspective for me. It shows me that even if something doesn't go as I originally planned, it CAN be useful and even AWESOME!!
Great job!!

7:35 AM  
Anonymous naomi said...

Great Ah-Ha art moment.

7:48 AM  
Blogger Janet said...

What a great "mistake"....sometimes our own head gets in the way of our creativity. If we can just quit thinking and just do it, then some truly innovative things can happen. And this piece is proof positive of that!

8:55 AM  
Anonymous Ann Miller Titus said...

There is a GREAT children's picture book called "The Big Mistake". A must for any child at heart who is waiting for those a-ha moments.

10:56 AM  
Blogger Stacia said...

The Doors lyrics "...break on through to the other side" comes to mind. That's creative problem solving for ya! Thanks for the textural idea!

11:34 AM  
Blogger Joy Eliz said...

very cool! love that pattern!

12:14 PM  
Blogger Tracie said...

WOW and what a kewl creation that is! I loooove it! Nice A-Ha for you!!! :-)

2:29 PM  
Blogger Amy Peterman said...

Ooo, I like it!

6:39 PM  
Blogger Nancy said...

What a beautiful accident!

6:47 PM  
Blogger Lisa Marie said...

Very cool effect. Looks windswept! :)

7:49 PM  
Blogger firstborn said...

how wicked cool!

6:08 AM  
Blogger Kim Carney said...

wonderful discovery!

6:25 PM  
Blogger DEW said...

Fantasic! I love the abstract look - you can "see" images in the outlines and really get lost in it! Terrific! Thanks for sharing!!

10:05 AM  
Anonymous Pamela said...

Wow, I really love this! It looks like a person in the foreground working away with another in the upper right looking on. Extremely cool!

9:00 PM  
Anonymous Michelle said...

SO incredibly cool and utterly gorgeous!

8:58 PM  
Anonymous Hanna said...

Looks really cool, yes! Have you used the tecqnic more?

10:07 AM  

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