Tuesday, 11 November 2008

Mixed Media Monday - Body Parts



I believe that often the whole is more than the sum of the individual parts, and this is rarely more true than in people, yet often it is only the individual parts that are considered. Henry Ford who pioneered assembly line production is reputed to have asked why it was that when all he wanted were the hands did they have to be attached to whole man. So I have taken some parts - an eye, a neck, a back, a face and a foot (well shoe to be precise) and arranged them to a cube. I have used a variety of acrylic paints and texture gell, done a gell transfer of the music onto the cube and the "body parts" ( I begin to feel like a pathologist!)are on acetate making them less than the whole.

13 comments:

Anni's Art said...

Wow - this is amazing, love your work your colours are wonderful..

Moni said...

Wowww, klasse Werk!!

Heather Robinson said...

What a very clever and profound take on the theme. These cubes are so rich and beautiful and capture your thoughts with elegance.

Rosie said...

Oh now, that's profound girl! I adore this cube - the rich red is so striking and you've put it all together so beautifully. Gorgeous, and very inspiring...

mixedmediamonday said...

Great piece! Diane

Char said...

This is fabulous. Love the red and the parts are great.

Femmy said...

great!!! love the images and the colour is just fab!!

Venita said...

Red is such a great color to work in! Love your concept and design. And the imagery is great.

Ozstuff said...

What an original and wonderful idea to display your body parts!! (Well, not quite. I have made it sound as if you are running around sans clothes). Fantastic.

runningonink said...

I love how you did this on a cube! So Fabulous!

Lucy Edson said...

Love the rich red and cube design! Like a chuncky only square! I will have to try this format! Great idea and beautiful project!

Beth said...

This is really very lovely! And the cubes are a fantastic concept.

craftytrog said...

Stunning! Love the colour! x