Monday, March 21, 2011

Folk Art with a Function...

I made the decision to add several washes of acrylic paint
to the head and then use a one step crackle medium.
(I'm hooked on that stuff...)
And a clock it is!   a.k.a. "functional" folk art!
I purchased a quartz movement clock kit that
I will attach to a wonderful old clock face 
that Katie and I found at a local flea market.


  

9 comments:

  1. OMG~ I want this when you are done, now I only need to sell a dozen dolls to buy it, LOL I love it so much Daryle

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  2. Hi, Love this piece. What is the name of the one step crackle, if you don't mind sharing?
    XO
    Jan aka Lucy's Baby

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  3. This is so amazing. I would never think of using a doll head for anything...You are a junk genius...my guru of trash...HA! I went to auction this evening and found the ugliest handmade grandfather clock ever! I have been so inspired by your work that I decided I could have some fun turning Mr. ugly into art!

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  4. Please forgive my ignorance...I'm not seeing the connection between this work and a clock. (Then again, once my daddy said "would ya look at that chopper?" and I asked "where does it chop, daddy?"

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  5. Daryle, this has come together beautifully! I love it as is, too. You are a genius when it comes to turning junk into treasures!!

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  6. Looks like you had fun with this one- its great.

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  7. Extraordinary work. I love it. I also want to say great job on "Miss Moses". I like it a lot.

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  8. I am so glad to have found you thru Prims. Your dolls and such have great style! This clock is wonderful. I love the Underground Railroad doll in Prims too- Great little quilt in there too!!

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