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Journal Entry: Sat Jun 7, 2014, 9:49 AM

my shop: attic papers | my blog: ersimarina's workroom | my twitter | my facebook | my pinterest | my flickr



A year has gone by again, so many things happening, a stream of lives and events. Not easy to summarize, not an easy tale to tell.

How are you all?

elements I by ersi
elements I

I admit that I feel a bit strange writing this journal entry, all the time wondering whether I will stay in touch. Manage to stay in touch. Life has become very demanding and managing my time as an artist working at home can be as complicated as managing a company. Maybe? I have never managed a company, so I base my observation on hear-say.

I'm starting to think again that deviantART can be part of my life and that I can be part of deviantART. My work has changed a lot, everything about it has changed. No fractals, not any serious attempts at photography. I went back to traditional art and what best defines what I do is 'mixed media art'. These are three comfortable little words that contain an entire universe. I mainly use paper - many kinds of paper - to create my collages, assemblages and paintings. I also love using fabric and very simple, very humble embroidery stitches applied by hand.

elements IV by ersi
elements IV

You can get an idea of what my work generally looks like if you care to visit my online shop attic papers. And what will surely grab your attention is that I love 'white on white'. At the beginning I thought that it was a very risky decision but, as it turns out, many other people love it too! My previous journal entry - posted on 16 May 2013! - was about my 'paper homes' and they are a clear example of what I mean by 'white on white'.

Over the past year several 'homes' were relocated in kind collectors' houses and the remaining ones are those you can see in my shop.

balsa boxes I by ersi
balsa boxes I

As the links at the top of my journal indicate, you can find me in six different online venues aside from dA. That's a lot! I try to keep up with everything, as well as my art, and I often fail. I haven't written a blog entry for almost a month, for instance. My facebook account is quite new and it's absorbed be for a bit too long. Time management. Still learning.

balsa boxes II by ersi
balsa boxes II

I used to write journal entries in no time and this one has taken me forever. I hope at least some of you will read it and a big 'thank you' for that!

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ersi
a greek gal living in spain
Artist | Professional | Varied
Spain
I make fractals, I make manips, I take pictures, I draw and paint, I'm a soprano in a chorus, I like sleeping late, I like decorating, I like abstract art, I like conceptual art, I like rainy days, I like sunny days, I love the sea, I live in the mountains, I laugh, I cry, I protest, I panic, I try to be coherent and fail, sometimes I can't tell virtues from vices and I'm considering getting a perm.


Current Residence: A quaint little village in Spain
Print preference: Lustre prints are GOOD
Favourite style of art: I'm an eclecticist. There!
Operating System: Windows XP
Skin of choice: My skin, if you don't mind!
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martaraff Featured By Owner Jun 25, 2014
Thank you *:heart:*
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ersi Featured By Owner Jun 27, 2014  Professional General Artist
A real pleasure :aww:
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hubert61 Featured By Owner May 14, 2014
merci pour les favs :)
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ersi Featured By Owner May 14, 2014  Professional General Artist
Avec plaisir :aww:
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partiallyHere Featured By Owner May 10, 2014
thank you Ersi :hug:
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ersi Featured By Owner May 12, 2014  Professional General Artist
Always a pleasure :aww: I'm not much on dA and have missed much of your art, I'll try to find the time to browse your gallery soon. :heart:
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partiallyHere Featured By Owner May 12, 2014
you are missed here, your work too :heart: i know how it is sometimes not to have the desire to be on dA.
but when you come back it's always a pleasure.
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ersi Featured By Owner May 14, 2014  Professional General Artist
Thank you so much, Hanan! I keep renewing my premium membership, so I guess the desire to come back is always there somewhere. Your words are very sweet :love:
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AytanAvantgarde Featured By Owner Apr 13, 2014  Professional Photographer
Fun cake :funnydance: Have your cake. And Eat It. happy birthdayHave your cake. And Eat It. :funnydance:  Fun cake 
                   happy DA B-day :3 IcexDragon's birthday Portal happy DA B-day :3 
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ersi Featured By Owner Apr 15, 2014  Professional General Artist
Wow, you threw a party for me :D Thank you very much! :iconfurrydanceplz:
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