Wednesday, February 10, 2016
Finding your own voice!
I'd like you to join me in a journey to find your own voice. Do you spend precious time trying to figure out why you're not satisfied with your work? Do you realize that it's probably because you haven't found your own artistic voice yet? I began my journey as a fibre artist, yet years later morphed into jewellery and mixed media. I've been told that my work is easily recognizable, but it doesn't always satisfy me. Should it? Artists such as Sherri Serafini and Marcia Decoster have voices that are impossible to miss. They're simply magnificient! I confess to buying their books, but have never once worked on any of their projects. Cheryl Smith, who led the workshop), but then added my own techniques and embellishments to create the doll's personality. I've been told that Fibrella is my alter ego, but how could that be? Why was this piece successful, and others not so much? Perhaps it's my years of technique experience, and then again it could just be because of my connection to the process. Fibrella sat around naked for months, before inspiration struck. Is time the answer to my voice?