Monday, April 30, 2018
Another idea popped in my head. I made notes in my journal for this group but that's where I stalled.
If you are one of my followers, you know that my family has issues. I call them the Crazy Train. I came up with the design for this piece after that last time the Crazy Train stopped at my house.
You may remember that my grandson and his family moved from our home to their own home. Well, the events that lead up to that move were not so peaceable. Corey is Bi-Polar and refuses to take medication. His mood swings can be difficult to deal with.
This piece depicts my transformation after realizing that I will not have to deal with his crazies anymore. It started with the Blah-Blah-Blah which exploded into flames. The flames broke off in every direction. I was left feeling relieved, relaxed, and free. I let my spirits float to the heavens toward the Sun which is my personal Icon for "Everything Will Be OK".
The pieces on this block are hand appliqued using the Freezer Paper Method. I need a lot more practice on the technique, but I pretty much like it. If you hand applique using a different method, I would love to hear what YOU like.
Grateful: Today I am grateful to be living alone in the house with Terry and our two dogs. Corey took Tyson (who is his dog) and left Harley here because Harley and Bosco are BFFs.