Tuesday, September 29, 2009

Handle with Care

From Handbook - Page 3. Click images to enlarge.








30 comments:

Annie said...

I love that marbled blue background that gives this piece a lovely fluid feel, like dream images or long ago memories come into and out of our thoughts.

Angie in AZ said...

I love that I can scroll down my blogs in Google reader and without even looking at the blog name, know that I've come to yours. Your work has your distinct signature on it that is recognizable immediately. Great stuff! I have one of those winged hands too! Judy W. from Australia, right?

Bea said...

Just beautiful work. :)Bea

Karin Bartimole said...

Hey Seth, I am really enjoying seeing your Handbook evolution. It's such a fun theme to work with - I had been thinking about a volume 2 - until I saw you starting yours!! :) LOVE what you are doing!

Jill said...

I am going to handle this so carefully that I've just put on white gloves to look at it. Is there going to be an official handbook to your Handbook? Love it!

Leslie Avon Miller said...

Fun, fun, fun! Can't wait til we get to see it all.....

alteredbits said...

i am very much loving how this is progressing, seth. love the lens and all of the beautiful work you've put into it. the hands are fabulous!

Lynn said...

I look at your art and wonder could anyone not like this ever...and I conclude, no never.

It's fun to love another's art.
It brightens my day.
It inspires.

The Weaver of Grass said...

Blue again Seth. I agree with Angie about your work having a recognisable quality. What is that hand made out of please?

ooglebloops said...

Angie is right - your creations are so distinctive- that I always know your work - without even reading the blog name!!! Love this!!!

La Dolce Vita said...

thanks for sharing more pix, this book is just so outstanding and I look forward to each post!

Kelly Jeanette said...

So interesting, Seth. A really neat piece.

Dale said...

beautiful, beautiful work. I really love the background as well... like a old photo being developed. Just gorgeous.

Leslie said...

Wonderful book Seth. I'd love to be able to see it in real life!

layers said...

I like the close ups of the smaller objects and especially the native American image.

Mary Helen-Art Saves Lives said...

I was immediately blown away with the bold stencils..."Handle with care". Once again your metaphors with context and images are multiplied by the viewers individual life experiences. The eye want to see more and the hands want to open the doors to this epic story. Mythology comes to mind and you leave me wanting to hold the answers in my hands. Imagine and Live in Peace, Mary Helen Fernandez Stewart

nancy neva gagliano said...

HEAVY METAL rocks.!!

Jacky said...

The marbled background is a wonderful foil for your rusty, vintage pieces.
That little hand attached with the copper wire is perfect.
I look forward to seeing more of your 'Handbook'.

Mar said...

while is sit here and look at each element
the fabulous blue marbled background right through to each "hand"picked element..i am amazed at the detail...then the whole page
even with out the inscription
'handle with care'
you can see that the page has been carefully put together with
great prescence!
then all you pieces evoke quality!

~*~Magpie's Nest said...

never tire of seeing your distinctive are creations Seth

great use of cutlery too!

Karen Cole said...

I definitely can't keep up with you. Goodness, so much artwork, so many posts. You are amazing. I'd love to have one of those time lapse cameras trained on you in your studio. your work looks great!!! Wow on the Handbook.

I'm particularly fond of your one word titles.

rivergardenstudio said...

Seth, your handle with care pages are wonderful... I love the magnifying glass and the way you photographed it.. this book will be, (and already is..) a masterpiece. Roxanne

Candace said...

This is one of the best yet, Seth. I know I say this a lot, but I really mean it this time, lol.

I love love love the hand with the wings! Hermes passing by...

Take care.
Candace in Athens.

vivian said...

just too cool. :)

Marit said...

Well.... uuuuhhhmmm... now I'm stuck with that Tom Petty song all day... thanks - teehee!

Marit said...

... which were actually "the traveling willburies" now that I think of it...

Judy said...

Haha love the pun. Lovin all the techniques in this book. You are such a tease, show us all of it! xo

Bleubeard and Elizabeth said...

Simply gorgeous. I wish my "Hand" AB looked even half as good as yours. The winged hand is a lovely find and a perfect compliment for your art.

*jean* said...

oo this is beautiful! congratulations on your first juried show!!! yay!

Chris said...

'nuff said...