well, at the back of my mind i´m obviously still the biology teacher;)
when i started my genetic lessons i always made my pupils repeat the long scientific term for DNA (DNS in german) ten times in a loud Chorus. they knew the word quite quickly;)
i found old black trousers of my sons´ youth on the attic and cut them to patches...
black always provides a good foundation...
oh, and we learned at School:
the base adenine matches up with thymine, guanine with cytosine.
and These bases are built with amino acids,
which i added by very thin stitches (split up yarn) in between:
i loved stitching this colorful patch:)
and the lesson about mitosis already started to be stitched... stay tuned.
on friday i enjoyed the Exhibition about klee and kandinsky in the lenbachhouse in munich. one of my favorite Museums.
in advance i had watched two Videos about the artists, which was very helpful (because the amount of the Pictures was overwhelming. actually, if there is time, one should visit this Exhibition twice or three times...). the Video about klee is here (english), the one about kandinsky here (german).
i got lots of Inspiration, especially as i think i can Transfer many components - esp of klee - into my fabric work (if you are familiar with jude hill: i often saw her 9patches in klee´s work... i would not be surprised if she also found much Inspiration in this artist´s work...)
exhausted from 2½ hours in the Museum we (i was accompanied by 3 colleagues, all retired, what fun!) went to the literaturhaus to have lunch.
i had cesar´s salad and a pils (>t/tuesday),
and it is always fun that a Quote from oskar Maria graf shines up at the bottom of the plates.
(here [in a bit of rough language]: "let´s eat and drink... we are on the way to the gallows anyway...")
the literaturhouse is quite central in munich and a bit upmarket, but once in a while i indulge in visiting this Restaurant.
"now i surely must be famous soon" at the bottom of the cake plate, and "more erotics, please" in the coffee Cup (and i won´t comment how far this fits the presence of pep guardiola... i only took photos very secretly of his table downstairs)
not to Forget, after two hours of rest we were relaxed enough to go to the photo Exhibition "Genesis" of Sebastiao salgado, who made a wonderful film with wim Wenders (acadamy Award nominated in category documentary)
well, salgado´s highly impressive photographs are black&white,
but i think my Collage (>ajj) in the gelliprints-journal at least fits the same theme:
various washi tape and a few rubber stamps involved...
and i have one more, due to actuality - a quick digital one:
seems somebody made him/herself a wonderful xmas present:
credits: Background - holliewood, moon - excerpt from a Background of Martha van eck, texture shadowhouse creations, pics www, font brush up too