EcoArt: Books of Red
REVISED: more "red stuff" added---Confined to the house here in Southern California...doing lots of art. Unable to sleep, it helps pass the night. I can listen to the radio and hear the latest news updates while working on art, and it prevents me from going into panic mode.
Date: 3/20/2020 10:10:02 PM ( 33 mon ) ... viewed 1912 times
I wanted to cheer myself up by using my favorite color, red, in this latest Eco Art. Going through my piles of magazine clippings and junk mail, I gathered images and pieces that had red in them; I had a LOT of saved Netflix envelopes (...yeah, I still get the DVD's rather than streaming movies as I've got an old TV set--no HD--and an old DVD/VHS player).
There was so much collected that after the first Book of Red was completed, I made eight more art pieces and finally used up the red colored "stuff"!
"The Little Book of Red" Eco Art by mayah(c)2020 Recycled magazine images and junk mail on Rhimax 100% recycled paper product. Each "page" is about 5.5" X 4". opened up, the piece is approximately 16.5" X 12" Shown: cover, back
Pages of the book are folded in and open up to reveal more images:
Top flap of the book lifts up ...
Bottom flap folds down...
Right side flap opens out...
Left side flap opens out...
Entire "inside" of the book
Entire "back" of the book opened up
"Book of Red #2" Eco Art by mayah(c)2020 17" x 4.25" Accordion book. Folds up to 4.25" 4.25" square. Background is made from old Netflix mailers. Shown: "Inside" and "outside" images of the book
"Book of Red #3 Eco Art by mayah(c)2020 17" x 4.25" Accordion book. Shown: "inside" and "outside" of book
"The Heart of the World" collage Eco Art by mayah(c)2020 8" X 10"
It's hard to read from this photo; the words say: "Indigene Menschen" i.e. "Indigenous people", postage stamp image. In 2009 the U.N. issued a series of postage stamps honoring indigenous people from around the world. You can see more images here: https://www.yumpu.com/en/document/view/32799508/indigenous-people-united-nations-postal-administration-onu
Red postcard 01 Eco Art by mayah(c)2020 7" x 5"
Red postcard 02 Eco Art by mayah(c)2020 8.5" x 5"
Red postcard 03 Eco Art by mayah(c)2020 6.75" x 6"
LAST of the red scraps:
Red postcard 04 Eco Art by mayah(c)2020 7" x 6"
Red bookmark Eco Art by mayah(c)2020 7.5" x 2"
Eco Art by mayah utilizes recycled/reused and earth-friendlier materials whenever possible.
MORE Eco Art from 2020:
Spring Equinox: https://www.curezone.org/blogs/fm.asp?i=2431732
Fractured Collage: https://www.curezone.org/blogs/fm.asp?i=2431201
"Heart of the Matter" https://www.curezone.org/blogs/fm.asp?i=2431057
"Grapes of Wrath":
Eco Art: Numbrix 01: https://www.curezone.org/blogs/fm.asp?i=2430237
"First Art of the New Year" https://www.curezone.org/blogs/fm.asp?i=2430151
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