Friday, January 30, 2009

what's in a name?

i've been visiting hundreds of blogs since the start of owoh
and have noticed many people wondering about
how their blog got it's name
most of my regular bloggers are friends ,
so they know the answer or i've never asked
my website is all pulped out
i've always loved paper and started making
papier mache in the early '90's
i was making a lot of home decor items and
was enjoying it very much
i made my own pulp, sculpted each item, added wire ,
painted or decoupage
by '96 i was attending a huge craft show
and needed to make a ton
so i invited all my girlfriends to my house for a "margarita" party
and asked them each to bring a blender
well before you knew it, drinks and pulp where flying everywhere
at the end of the nite i was taking a break
and one of my friends said
"hey, get back to work" and i replied "i'm all pulped out"
and she said "that's it! that's your name!"
since then my art has evolved , working on collage,
mixed media ,assemblage and jewelry
i've taken many classes, here in toronto, at
so when i started my blog i called it
the evolution of nancy
lately i've been concentrating on my digital work and encaustic
i promised on my owoh giveaway that i would make 150 art cards
and something special for all my followers
well, out came the paper and i started to collage again
i'm so happy to be knee deep in paper and covered with glue!
the above is one of a series called "countries roads"


Teresa aka Tess said...

Very special name and story behind it. I love that card, great photo.

Jenn Klee said...

Great story about your blog name! I'm always curious as to why people choose a particular name ;)

Sue said...

Loved hearing the story behind your name! It is great!

Wishing you a great weekend!


Joanne Huffman said...

Very cool art card. I think that naming blogs is a really interesting insight into people and love hearing how name came about. I think we all change direction as we blog - it's the natural path of art.


Jona Panesa said...

great story behind your name. that one is also beautiful.

Janet said...

What a great story about how you named your blog.

Seth said...

Never really thought about all the stories behind the names of blogs. Fascinating. So glad you shared yours!!

3rdEyeMuse said...

this was a great insight, thank you ... oh! and I LOVE your "all about" - brilliant!

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