Monday, January 5, 2009

I need help.




Is it OK to whine on your blog? I am stuck on my one armed bandit cane, my shoulder aches and I am beginning to think my cane looks like I vomited leftover canes. I want it to be colorful but have I gone too far? I was all set to post on this "mother" of a skinner blend. (Which I really loved) when the whole thing started to look like too much. And I repeat I don't like the Grinch green! Well I thought to try to incorporate more of it (that's real smart huh if you don't like it add more?) I made the "brainy" parts with a skinner blend of yellow and this grinch green. Didn't like it(what a surprise) Didn't take a picture of it either. I will post some of the skinner blend and a modified cane idea. Please if anyone is still reading please give me your thoughts. I think I suffer a little of caning ADD (as in attention deficit disorder) I really want to get back to my face canes. I have been doing a lot of thinking about that and if what I want to do comes out like a planned it it will more than make up for the Grinch Green! OK I'm rambling and I have reached my limit of parenthesis for this post! (just kidding!)

3 comments:

  1. Walk Away. Just put it down and walk away. (Actually, I find talking a walk or even just going outside and looking at the stars, helps to clear the overload.) As a photographer, one of our rules of thumb, is that the eye travels 1st to the lightest spot (Grinch Green?). Love your work.

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  2. I'm so enjoying watching this progress....I say "keep at it"! The black and white really makes the rest of it pop. I'm really waiting, though, for the face canes!!!!

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  3. Hmmmm, I think I agree that the grinch green doesn't work with the rest of the palette. However, having said that I think that when the cane is reduced it may very well look great :) I also agree that you need to "step away from the clay table!" Let it sit for a day, rest the shoulder and then go back to it. before you know it you will be working on that face cane you are thinking of.

    Kathi (www.dragonsglass.com)

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