Monday, February 18, 2008

Keys


My installation is coming along at a nice, slow, steady pace. I'm really enjoying the art making process. I've been forgetting, however, to take photos of the keys as I've been working on them...until today.

One of the reasons I forget to take pictures is because there's generally glass in each piece. Today, however, the sun was shining....very brightly....and I took these photos before fitting the frames with glass...shadowboxing them. All these image are "clickable". All these pieces will be added to the peeling, painted, wooden doors. I'll try to take some photos of the project tomorrow.

It's hard to capture in my studio...it's just too cramped...but it is amazing how the space is transformed into an oasis of creativity!










13 comments:

Doreen G said...

These are amazing Susan--what I want to know is where did you get all the keys.

Pat said...

I particularly like the variety of the backgrounds, something to really look into.

Stitchety Grub said...

I am impressed with all the different styles of frames .... and I love old keys (Always had a bunch in our toy box when we were kids!)very cool
Britt :-)

Purple Missus said...

Fabulous Susan, such a variety of frames. I think though that the key 'against wickedness' has got to be my favourite :)

artisbliss said...

These are wonderful. I can't wait to see the finished piece!

arlee said...

Love the fourth one with the ravelly textures and touch of metallics--lace and threads and oooooooo :}

Karen said...

Really wonderful work Susan! The textures of these and the peeling doors will be super. I love watching this all unfold!

ewa-christine said...

Hello from Sweden
I loved your keys........and now I know what to do with ALL my familykeys, thanks.
Have a very good day
Ewa-Christine

Emmy said...

I love them all wonderful

Anonymous said...

OK Susan, Now you've got me crying just looking at your pieces. I'm so jealous that you are selling all the pieces I want for myself forever. It's like losing little pieces of you as others gain them.
ats is so bitter sweet, but mostly and foremost sweet. Mom

Pat's Place said...

I've been wanting some old keys for some of my work but haven't been able to find any. Where did you find all of yours?

Your work is marvelous, capturing the antiquity in color and mood while offering concrete imagery. Fantastic!

Nikki said...

I love all the keys. I was happy to see that the Key of Judgement wasn't particularly large and that the Key to Home had a little added color. I also like that you have left the viewer to determine what other keys may be. We all have some common decisions and then others that are unique to each person.

Beate Knappe said...

I am impressed you are amazing Susan.........