Create a Stained Glass curtain with old film slides
Finally here s something that you can do with your old film slides that is actually very cool. It s hard to stop looking at it. You could even get creative and use the colors of the slides to create stained glass type images.
New York artist Michael Mapes creates elaborate specimen boxes by dissecting photographs and then compartmentalizing individual fragments within plastic bags, glass vials, magnifiers, in gelatin capsules and on insect pins. The boxes exist in an uncanny area between photography and sculpture, functioning both as portraits and as fascinating scientific canvases that make you question the the logic behind the organization of each piece.
On the Beach
Brooch: Stone Fetish Brooch Materials: silver, bronze, steel, stone. “On the Beach” So, I wasn’t in town for the BIG ONE. No, instead I was happily in residence at the beach! I’d rented a house from my old pal Floyd Gomph in Lakeside, Michigan from the middle of August to the middle of September. I’d done the same thing in 2004 and had a delightful half work half vacation respite from a very busy summer schedule of events. The same was true in 2005 and on the weekend that Katrina showed up I…