Sunday, March 30, 2014
How to get in between Arlene and her Bucilla obsession - an artistic intervention; The Darkside of Fairy Tales Challenge!!!!!
Leave it to Patrick to ring the right bell to make me scurry home, drooling and ready to jump feet first into a new challenge. Ive been very quiet on my Facebook art groups since Christmas, and have been only checking in periodically to assure myself I did indeed remember the password and to remind myself there are a thousand projects I still have to do. Well, last week I picked my head up, logged in and found a large challenge being rallied around a theme that seemed designed specifically to drag me away from my Bucilla obsession back into actual creation. (Isn't it cute how I think the world revolves around me? No? Oh well...hehehe.) The Dark Side of Fairy Tales, Folklore and Literature - Villians and Bad Guys! Well, let me tell you it worked. Patrick was very gracious to let me "sneak in" just as the list was being closed to new participants - unfortunately my villian of choice was already taken - the witch from Hansel and Gretel. It was sad too, because Patrick had even mentioned how that gingerbread house was meant to be mine, but alas, another had already snagged it so no cannibal candy witch for me!! So sad, too bad...that will teach me to sleep through morning exercise, right? Right! Now, what to do? I went over and over the fairy tale list but all the ones that interested me were taken - I pondered the Snow Queen,