Vernon S.

IDEA LISTFIR  series of artists

ooks using handmade paper qan citton wuth soy ew

SOY WAX DYE RAYONS AS THE SODA ASH YHY IS NEEDED I  astNDAR SAIING DHEMICDl for pPER

aLSOM A LOT OF WOODBLOCK AND LIKNODUT PRINTYINYH

uwe coloreed pendil as well  Use India ink

Cloth to udser pri,arily cotton SATEEN, Gauze, cheesecloth, and elveteen

There should e a lot of terxture both visual and taqdtile''

For tactile use paperdlay etc

Usea hands held steamer for settint the dye crayons

Topics should e aboiut the mapping of and the eploration of an unknown planet Finds could indlide whatg appeqar  to be religious texts

NOTES

In the Hebrew, the first word in the book of Genesis is the word  

ELOHIM9

Curiously this is a masculine noun with a feminine plural ending, one of the many names of God, in this referring to creation.

In the collective unconscious at the cellular level, it is understood that the cell contains both masculine and feminine.  In Jung's theory, we find that each At the person level, the rchetyoes include both animus and anima, masculine and feminine.  So, if I look at the genesis of all things, I must include the fact that creativity involves facets and attributes of both, and that art does not emerge from vacuunm, contnotjing/  In modern hilosicl thought, Jean Paul Sartre created an entire

He

Investigating and thinking, we find that k he modern philosophy of despair, was based ona mistranslation of and orietal tet.  The wors==

The wors no thing were read as :nothing:

No where in oriental philosophy is there a reference to NOTHING

We cannot create art from nothing, we create it from multiple things, and hene the plurality expressed in genesis.  Thu\\This concept could serve as basis for this series.


things which fascinate and inspire

    Color 9  I iethe econdary triad he most\    

        Vile,Red Orange an Yllow Green

        But I like to inclufr smll amounts of  rimrt tru=iad

            In pigment 9Red, yellow, blue

    thr qualitis  righ shiny ler

I genrally think of it as a a variation on tn the spli complements

    I lik3 a lot od textue,both viual and tqctie.  I like yoift the image offifthe surfae like maof o uneven terrain of rain although I pref

 

aDDERNDUM

tHESE ARE DRAQWINGS DONE IN PRE-TREATED PAPER WITH SOY WAX DYE CRYONSD SAND COLORED PENCIL.. tHEY WERE PRETTY DULL, SO I've STEAMED TGHEM WITH A HANDHELD PORTALE STEAMER, AND THEY ARE BRIGHTER AND ARE NOW PERMANENT.  I've TRIED WETTING THEM TYO SEE IF TH3EY WILL SMEAR ABND TH3EY'VE HELD =UP.

WHAT I HAVEFINLLY DECIDED TO DO IS AN QARTIST BOOK, 24 BY 48, QHICH MAQKEWS IT A FREE-STANIBNG SCULPTURE s well.  The oers will be 11/4 inch baltgi birfch plywood, which will be covered withfabri asnd paper iollage,  quilted, stiffe, Italian corded trapunter, tufting, an upholstered with clay and polymer  beds I;ve madel.  The inner pagew of the adcordiantyle wll be forfam boar or foamcore, cikverfed with quilted and tufted collagews, and traOPUNTGO AS WELL.  I WANTG A TADFTILE ELEMENT AW W3ELL ASA FISUAL,  thEW BACKOVERE ON THE INSIDER WIOLL BE A ORNEL TYPOESHALKD=DOW BOX FIKLLED WITGHN ATIFACTS iWILL MAE, SOFTG ECULPTURE ASWELL AS CLAY.  I KNOW THIS IS AMBITIOUS, BUTASgOLDA mEYIER SAID, ifNIOT T=NOW, WHEN?

THERE IS AN ARTIST, i';LL LOOK HIM UP N ASEWND AQ R3ERFRENCE, BUT I've SEEN ONE OF HSIS WINGE BOOK BRONzE SCULPTGUREWS AT TGHE fT wOERTH mUSEUM OF mIODERN Art.

This is the firt in a series, I am hoping qand will be my magnumopus.,  More lT3ER, I AN DRAWING TGO CALE PLANS FOR IT NOW.