Immersed in Middle Earth

There’s nothing like settling down at the kitchen table with a palatte of paints and tiny pots of liquid gold and transforming a formerly unwanted handmade mug into an artifact from Hobbiton or Ithilian. It’s like being a props production person without the film schedule hanging over your head.  Much that once was is lost . . . but when what remains surfaces in thrift shops and warehouses, then I hope I am there to receive it, take it home, put on my Extended Edition LOTR soundtracks, pull out my paints and utensils, and see what takes shape.


One thought on “Immersed in Middle Earth

  1. This gave me a happy beginning to my day – the idea of making beautiful something lost and of you sitting with your paints in your home making something lovely. The act of creation is thrilling!

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