This little deer skull (found in the woods by my brother-in-law Jamie) has been staring at me for weeks from the corner of my "studio." I finally came to the decision that he needed a place to call his own--which in my world means an assemblage. So here it is, a piece I'm calling "inevitable Decay." Frankly, to me, nothing pairs better than rusty iron and bone.
Just finished this assemblage, called bad medicine. It's constructed in a cigar box and includes, among other things, a ceramic doll hand, a metal frame, vintage paper, animal bones, and other found objects.
In this close up (left), you can see the doll hand. It sits atop what I believe is an end-cap from an old towel rack. The dragon-themed frame is metal, which I painted with a few layers of acrylic.
Below is a shot of the lower portion of the piece. The hand is clutching a string on which dangles some tiny bits of bone and a raccoon tooth.
The (sometimes mad) ramblings of a mixed media artist.