Janne Robberstad

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Archive for March, 2010

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I can see the light!

Wednesday, March 17th, 2010

This is also a journal page, and I am quite happy with it. The picture is transferred from a photo in the local newspaper onto fabric via glue-varnish and a rub-off technique. I´ve used acrylics to soften the edges. Oh, summer is coming! I know it is! (Which is a good thing to be sure […]

IF-subterranean

Monday, March 15th, 2010

A somewhat abstract image this week. Feathers, homemade marbled paper, paint and text. Just playing around in the journal.

waiting for spring

Sunday, March 14th, 2010

Meeting myself in the door

Saturday, March 13th, 2010

Yesterday I attended a comtemporary, classical concert at the Borealis-Festival in Bergen. I was so full of pre-justice, thinking it would all be random “plings” and “plongs” with no rhyme or rhythm. I had to eat my harsh words, because I really enjoyed it! Oh, don´t you just hate it when your horizon is widened! […]

Evolution, baby!

Friday, March 12th, 2010

or… The pillar of society The different conditions and roles for women have been on my mind this week, and I guess this is a comment on women´s “value”.

a new skirt!

Wednesday, March 10th, 2010

I´ve been playing around with my sewing machine today. I made a copy of the UNO-skirts we used in Brytningstid. I had this wonderful lime-and-pink rayon fabric that´s been lying around for years, and it was just enough fabric for the skirt. It doesn´t really show on the pictures, but the pattern is a true […]

ARTFEST 2010!

Wednesday, March 10th, 2010

The wonderful, colorful Teesha Moore is once again arranging ARTFEST in Port Townsend. If you ever need inspiration on a rainy day, have a look at her site! Or her blog! I attended ARTFEST last year, and had such an interesting and fun time, meeting so many wonderful people, I really wanted to go back. What […]

Funky-Monkey and Party-Penguin

Tuesday, March 9th, 2010

Isn´t this fabric just fun? With all the crazy-little-party-penguins!? And the funky-monkeys!? I already made a sweater with the funky-monkey-fabric, so now it was time to check out the party-penguins. I used the same pattern (more or less) for my second sweater, but this one has a hood.

kid-art

Tuesday, March 9th, 2010

My niese, age 6, and nephew, age 4, painted these pictures on one of their Christmas-visits. I had them framed for my sister´s (their mother) birthday. Acrylics on watercolor paper. When you give kids proper equipment & tools, it´s amazing how “professional” their art can look. Especially when you frame their work. I am so […]

Poster for The ThreePenny Opera

Tuesday, March 9th, 2010

Unfortunately this is not my original image, I have merely altered it, and added the text.

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