Digging for gold! This post is my own contribution to the Buried Treasure collaboration. Links to each and every participating artist can be found in the previous post on my blog.
My choice for this project is a modification of a post that was originally on my blog in October 2009. It tells the story in pictures of my artist book "Billboard". I generally have no trouble letting go of my art but this is one book whose pages I wish I could still turn. And whose surface I wish I could still feel. At least "Buried Treasure" will allow me one more virtual viewing!
This book is loosely influenced by both the shape and the visuals of old, previously used billboards.
These old billboards become abstract canvases which totally resonate with my love of things with a history, things distressed, things with layers, and things that have been changed by time.
And, in this case, they reveal what is below the surface.