Saturday, June 18, 2011

An Absolutely Shameless Plug!

Since my last post I'm afraid I fell immediately into the firm grip of the local dreaded lurgy (commonly referred to these days as flu!). At last I have regained some temporary control of my throat and lungs again and have reduced my coughing to some sort of nightime annoying tickle and am able to at least function in some sort of semi coherent way approaching normal again, YAHOO! But enough about my health issues and onto the arty news!

I'm sure many of you know that the fabulously hardworking Alicia Caudle over at the Altered Bits site has released her first edition of the Altered Bits zine as a print issue! Oh hooray! While I love downloads for their space saving and green tree preservation soft and fuzzies, I am the first to admit there is nothing more mystical for me than the slow drooling over a real page turning experience. It's probably the reason I love book arts so much. Can't resist the touch of the page or an intimate session with something textural either for that matter. While art is forever a feast for the eyes, the more senses I can engage at any one time in an artistic experience, the better I like it! Having said that smello-vision might have me rethinking about some experiences, but I digress!

I have two submissions in this edition of the zine. Below is my piece in the Notorious section entitled
'Never Dull'.
The piece is a 8" x 10"mixed media collage mounted on a wrapped canvas featuring the rather infamous Bonnie and Clyde.

The second submission was for the theme -Letters and Symbols, and is also a mixed media collage although this piece is mounted on a
9 1/2" x 11 1/2"book cover.

Titled 'In Praise of Writing' the piece is a reflection of the Chinese peoples contributions to human society with the invention of both paper and writing. The central symbol is a fragment from a silk and paper scroll and is the character for 'water' or 'river' and is symbolic of the ink used to produce writing.

(Both pieces are available for sale. Feel free to email me for details or leave a comment here and I will get back to you.)

While that covers my own submissions I would strongly recommend that you consider purchasing this zine in either the downloadable or hard copy print edition. Neither will break the bank or your hip pocket to purchase and in return a fabulous feast of arty offerings will be yours to pour over for eternity.

Including 21 artists who offer an array of styles and pieces and 46 drool worthy pages, there is bound to be something that sparks off your own creative senses.

So what are you waiting for.
Click the picture above now and it will whisk you off to the dear Alicia's page where you can order your own drool worthy edition!

As for myself I will be back in the very near future with some Pulp updates for you.
Stay tuned!


MrCachet said...

The second piece is super, Kim. I finished a Chinese Thank You today (for a Chinese Calligrapher), so I'm hoping it will be as well received as yours!

Lucky Dip Lisa said...

Super pieces Kim! Really awesome to see them in the zine:)

Lisa said...

big congrats ...both lovely works of art Kim..the second one with the chinese writing blew my mind away..totally spectacular!!
i've back on the pulp bandwagon too now...

Debrina said...

Howdy Kim! I finally figured out how to leave here I am, finally able to say how much I love your zine contributions!!! I am in awe of both pieces. Gorgeous layers and textures there mate!

Belladonna said...

Your creations are so unique!