A Summer Childhood.
My dad went to a science conference-nothing new- but my mom decided to meet up with him in Hungary! She was worried because Dad reported it was really hot, his room in Debresen didn't have AC and when he told the hotel lady his clothes dryer wasn't working, she gave him an iron.
But, their email reports say it's all gorgeous in Transylvania. They were in these vast underground caverns with salty air so folks go as a type of respiratory cure. So there's playgrounds full of children and people working out... in these vast caverns 200 meters underground. Trippy.
My little 64 yr-old mom wants to hike the Carpathian Mountains. In my head there's a Dracula accent when I even just write "Carpathian." Doesn't sound real. So I googled Transy/ilvania and it's like "Transylvania Film Festival", "Transylvania University" and other such non-vampire related quotidianity....
So the "skele-cuff", as alteredarcheology called it, is already on its way to its new home... oh they grow up so fast.
Enjoy the colorfest while it's here. Cuz... Sheesh.
But actually, I did tone down the colors with paints and gilders paste and stuff...
Damn Thing Gone Wild.
Phew! Nice dark, black, darkadark.
OK, the baby here has an opening into its belly.... Even stranger, it has a patch of chest hair. I think. Poor thing.
This is another section from earring the guy who made the coin thing:
He let me buy a bunch of single earrings. So the cuff up there, the swirl is ... yeah. But the point wasn't simply to use them but to be inspired to make my own. Hasn't happened so far.
But here's another piece. I did the
I did that technique on it that I still plan on telling you about. Next time. Or maybe the time after next. But no later than that, I promise. Oh, the same technique is on this, which was originally just a blank brass finding:
Sleepy now. So sleepy... goddamn my rebellious sleep schedule that makes me wanna nap at 10pm. Yeah, nap. cuz in a few hours I'll be up and looking around for a book to read.