More Collage-Overlay Symbolism

BOOK ILLU COLLAGE PROJECT_4

 

journal entry:

How about more?

I asked George what he was doing? He asked me why I couldn’t tell. I admitted that I hadn’t been looking closely enough. Then I made amends by saying that “George is a robber ! “

Look very carefully. What do you see?  What does it mean?

Squint your eyes and quit looking at George and look BEYOND him.

What is going to happen to his hand?

BOOK ILLU FANTASY

I thought of a child who is now grown-up when I found this illustration.

Someone I know well who has always loved the outdoors.

Someone who knows all about leaves and trees and rocks and animals and fish and science.

Look closely.

There is much to see and every detail reminds me

of the days when my children were carefree

and saw magic in everything.

FAMILY GATHERING 2016_4

It is not as easy as you might think to make a photograph and an illustration work together. Your eyes have to be able to find the details and clues in each. Owie spent many hours in the company of a cat. He loved it and talked to it and teased it and hugged it.

Study both images.

GRAND BOOK TALMAGE8

To this photograph I added some words with spiritual meaning and powerful clues in both images.

This is one of my favorites.

I know what I see and I know what is meant.

“Each one sees what he carries in his heart.”

-Goethe-

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