A friend of mine wants another owl journal (I made one for her last Fabruary), needed urgently. I tried painting some canvas to use as the book cover, but wasn’t happy with the way things were going last night. This morning I put the idea of a painted cover aside, and started making a felt owl for the cover instead.
When the owl was done, I realized it wouldn’t look too bad, stitched down to the original piece of painted canvas. So I put the two ho-hum ideas together, and came up with one book cover that I am really happy with.
I’ll be doing all the binding stuff tomorrow, and post pics of the finished journal.
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Kris went to the Parap Saturday markets this morning, and brought me home a couple of huge, unearthly ornamental ginger blooms. I love the pale pink one, it looks like an exotic form of whorled shellfish.
That’s all for today! I’m off to see Loop the Loop with friends tonight! On the Darwin Entertainment Center’s website the show is described thus:
Prepare to be violently impressed when master musician Gene Peterson goes head to head with multi instrumentalist Adam Page in this phenomenal musical showdown. In a 100 minute jam-packed performance, the audience will be treated to a plethora of amazing skills, from simultaneously playing keyboards and drums, to Tibetan throat singing, to using a variety of vegetables as musical instruments!! Sometimes quirky, often hilarious, at times unbelievable but always impressive, Loop the Loop offers the ultimate performance package.
I hear they play have composed pieces for squeaky bath toys and flutes made of zucchinis; how have I managed to live without knowing how to turn a zucchini into a musical instrument? “Run, don’t walk!” was the message my friend sent me on Facebook. So I’ve gotta run.