Thursday, June 11, 2009

uPcYcliNG tHE hOPeLeSsly TaCKy

So I have this small obsession with wandering the isles of dollar stores or big box craft stores looking for items to reclaim and upcycle. These items are inevitably soulless and aesthetically challenged. I like to resurrect the hopelessly tacky ballerina doll and turn her into dark and meaningful art. Gesso, a dremel, and a blow torch are my favorite weapons of resurrection.. Enjoy..


m2therh said...

Clarissa, you definitely wiped that smile off her face! What a transformation. You are one talented gal! Marilyn, Langley, B.C.

karen frances said...

Clarissa, my excited you must have been to first spot this find and then to visualize the transformations and manifest them...I love your spirit and your ideas of "upcycling"...inspiring.

Anonymous said...

I like that you use your power for good, and rid our world of those soul-less items!!
Great work!


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