tin drum update: the trio is complete…

I know, I can’t quite believe it either. After more than a year of building/writing/sewing, and more than a year before that conceptualizing, I’m finally finished my third and final Tin Drum-inspired poem doll, Oskar. View all three poem dolls … Continue reading tin drum update: the trio is complete…

why do we do the things we do?…

So, I’ve been working on a project for more than a year now, mostly in my head. It’s a trio of book dolls based on poems I’ve written which are based on characters in the Günter Grass novel The Tin Drum. (Pretty meta for poem-y book arts, right?) Among the plans: a pull-out eel, skirt pages and, um, a sort of fabric molting situation. It’s going to take a while longer, but I thought I’d post some in-progress photos to 1) prove I’ve been up to something book-y and 2) provide myself a public record of progress that will hopefully … Continue reading why do we do the things we do?…