Have you found “the one”? Love. These too adorable teddy bears have. A romantic gesture between soul mates…Loving art for any occasion! “You Art The One” by Sharon Cummings, artist. Find It Here…
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Do any of you other artists ever collaborate? Work on photography together? Paintings? Music? I tend to be a loner when it comes to my work, but I have had some really great opportunities to work with some amazing artists from around the World on pieces of art that really challenged me but ultimately brought me great satisfaction.
The piece above is a joint effort between me and my husband William Patrick. We headed to the beach with his box of toys and I handled all of the choreography and staging while he snapped the shots. I also handled the post processing.
Down the Rabbit Hole was a very interesting project that I shared with a Canadian artist named Geraldine Gracia. What we did was each sent each other a package filled with all sorts of bits and pieces of things we collected. The rule was we had to use EVERYTHING in the package in a mixed media piece. We could add to it, but we could not subtract. It really got my imagination going and the end result was a surprise to me. I to this day continue to sell this piece regularly…so glad it speaks to so many.
Balancing Act was another collaboration piece. I have done these many times with other artist and it is always fun to see what we create!
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I’ve always loved art and photography that combines contradicting images into a believable finished product. I also love work that “tells a story”. I discovered this great photographer and creator named William Patrick recently. William’s photography work combines imagery for the child and adult in all of us. Some photos tell a sad story….some make you laugh. And some you can totally relate to (i.e. Allegory Of The Coffee Drinker). You will find teddy bears, clowns, angels, sock monkeys and more involved in a variety of activities. Wine, Beer, Vodka, Espresso, Coffee….all of the food groups! Oh and chocolate! He does heavenly things with chocolate. 🙂 Enjoy more of his work here: http://fineartamerica.com/profiles/william-patrick.html