Friday, February 15, 2008

The De Meng fever cont"s ???

Hi Everyone,

Here is the last piece I did in Micheal's class ,I LOVE the paint techinque he uses and I applied it to gold wings and here is the result YUMMO !!

Mine was a 3d piece so here is the side angle. I used an old camera which was so cool.

This was the transparence class, but I didnt quite do the transparence like Michael showed us ,I will use that techinque in another piece.

It was so great to spend some time with some one on the same intellectual level as I am. Michael and I talked for hours on world issues and debated politics. But the tough question which is one of life's mysteries (and this is when this photo was taken)

If a bear shits in the woods does anyone really hear him??

Have a good weekend



Julie van Oosten said...

If a bear shits in the woods, and you are close enough to hear him, I think the answer would be, YOU would be shitting yourself!!! LOL

Exquiste, divine work.Thanks for sharing, great you had such a wonderful time with a kind and generous artist.


Night Owl Designs said...

OMG, I love the wings! Beautiful, Jen :-)

NessH said...

Hi Jen
I agree with JVO...I would not be anywhere near the bear to try to hear him...

love your work..inspirational as ever..thanks so much for sharing..I am so jealous of these classes you all attended..we might have to see if deMeng is catching in QLD


kelsey said...

Hey Jen, LOVED the wings and the rest of the work on this gorgeous piece!!! We've already discussed "the bear" incident!!! lol

Judy said...


lindacreates said...

You are sooooo bad~!

LOVE LOVE LOVE this piece. You did an incredible job. I can't wait to see it in person!

papercracker said...

Jen, yet another great piece. Love the colours and composition. Tell me, was the paint technique you used on the wings "the ussszh"? (Sorry, I can't remember how Michael spells it.)
I just bought some vintage camera parts to use in assemblage and for a class with Keith Lo Bue at Artfest. It was very inspirational to see how you used your camera piece. Thanks for sharing.

azirca said...

That is stunning Jen, I love the camera and the wings.

and in answer to your question...
well I would have to say that it would depend on whether the bear was constipated or not!
sorry couldn't resist!

Gail said...

Jen you are such a dag LOL, sorry I just had to say that. But your finished piece is divine as are all of your pieces.

lindaharre said...

Wonderful piece! I just love the old and rusty look:D You are lucky to have friends like Mike and Judy.....such inspiration:D

Linda M. Cain said...

What a fabulous piece!!!! I am sooooooo jealous of you getting to take classes with the great and powerful Michael! Wonderful, wonderul work!!!

HappyDayArt! said...

Deep, Jen. But definitely you were having the time of your life. You two are starting to resemble each other. HA! I couldn't resist.

Thanks for linking to me! Wonderful to be in such company! I will do the same.

Catherine Witherell

Gretz said...

It looks AMAZING Jen, Wish my piece was finished!


Natalie B said...


Amber Dawn Inventive Soul said...

What did you decide?

Too funny Jenny

Teresa Abajo said...

I don't really know the answer to your question, but here's something else to think about from one of the great philosophers of our time (Eddie Murphy):
A bear came across a rabbit in the woods, and asked him "Do you have trouble with shit sticking to your fur?" The rabbit said "No". So the bear wiped his arse with the rabbit.
I love how you've finished off your piece - sorry to bring the tone of this blog post a little bit further!

Ro Bruhn said...

Jen does anyone get close enough to find out. Love the assemblaaaaage, it's up to your usual standard, stunning.

Susan Tuttle said...

I am salivating Jen - this piece is such a beauty!

On the bear question - hmm - I need to ponder that thought for a while.

You're too funny.


Dawnie said...

Gotta love our Crozza.Excellent piece of artwork my love and how grand to stimulate the brain cells with MdM.
Hug ya

Prawnie XXX

Julie H said...

What a totally gorgeous piece!!! And I am so glad you found an 'equal' to chat too..

Sharon said...

lol @ the bear in the woods! I'd leave him alone to get on with his business!

Gorgeous work yet again, Jen. Just OUTSTANDING! :)

Gisele said...

ROFLMAO here Jen! Loving your creations from Michael's I jealous or what that I live so far away, sounds like you all had a fantastic time :)

Deb said...

rofl... well I hope you managed to at least solve the mysteries of the sock zone and climate changes ;-)
Fantastic piece... love love the wing painting technique - things good with you? xox Deb

Nancy Bales said...

Your piece is absolutely beautiful. Just the type of stuff I would love to do. The workshop must have been really wonderful. As for the philosophy question, it depends on whether the trees are really listening.

Nancy Bales said...

Your piece is absolutely beautiful. Just the type of thing I would love to do. The workshop must have been really wonderful. As for the philosophy question, the answer depends on whether any of the trees are really listening.

Caroline Moore said...

Love your piece Jen - totally stunning.

Shirley McCutcheon said...

This is just wonderful!
I just saw your workshop article in the new somerset studios - congratulations!

Leslie said...

Jen, the piece you did with Michael is spectacular! I am so looking forward to my class with him in May. I was drooling over some work that Karen Cole did with him just last night.

The bear question has me affecting the same pose right now.

Sam Marshall said...

What an beautiful piece! Those wings are awesome.

Karen Cole said...

Michael still hasn't figured that out??

Love that Gimbels tag!!!!

G'day, mate!

Susan Tuttle said...

Me again.
Just stopping in to say congratulations on your amazing article and artwork in the latest Somerset Studio!!


Kim Logan said...

A beautiful piece Jen, simply perfect.

Genevieve said...

Great piece, Jen. Would love to have one of my own to show the world, but you know how it goes...
Thanks for stopping by my blog.


Gaby Bee said...

What a gorgeous piece, Jen! Love the rusty look and those wings are truly fabulous. You did a great job... as always!

Audrey said...

You are amazing, love what you have been up too.
can't wait to catch up.

As for the bear,,,,


Debby said...

Gorgeous. gorgeous work. WOW!!
Cracking up over the bear crap!! LOL..