I've finally found time to share Craft Barn's latest alpha/dictionary entry which is the letter G. I've had this ready since Sunday, but other posts were already scheduled. I had trouble deciding on which word to choose. So many words, so little time. That's why I couldn't limit myself to only one word this time.
I'm all about time. I even have an entire altered book relating to time.
I've made calendar art until I'm blue in the face, although I never included the G word before.
Nor did I think to include the definition of Gregorian calendar, so I made up for it on this page. Ironically, the day after I finished this spread, I was given an entire box of old calendars. I mean OLD. Some from the late 1960s all the way to 1980. Wish I'd waited a day to finish this page. Looks like I'll be working on another altered book. Maybe I'll call it Gregorian calendar art!
This is a very simple page and I wanted to include it because I've had this Geronimo tag for several years and finally found a way to incorporate it in my art.
The American Heritage Dictionary I am using was a bit too brief for my taste. And Geronimo looks really mean in this picture in the dictionary.
Although I scanned and printed the back side in black (I have no colored ink at the moment), I thought you might be more interested in seeing the full color piece I scanned before I glued it to the page. This certainly makes Geronimo look far more favorable than we (in the U.S.) learned about him in school.
EDIT: Since many had never heard of the National Museum of the American Indian, I should add that it is part of the Smithsonian Institution system. It is located on the National Mall in Washington D.C. As with all Smithsonian museums, admission is always free.
I want to thank everyone for your lovely comments and visit for the last challenge. Once again, I visited everyone except one person who didn't have a blog. I can only leave comments on blogs, but I did have a chance to see the lovely art. And of course, I appreciate you visiting this time, too!
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