fountain of youth  (9” x 11”) mixed media

C. Otto ~ 2014

Finally put the finish on this one. It has been around the studio for awhile. I struggled with the simplicity of it but it works for me.

DEAD WEIGHT (6’ x 8”) mixed media

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I needed someplace to set my coffee down. #recycling #pallet #wood #shelf #foundobjects #quickproject #workshop

I needed someplace to set my coffee down. #recycling #pallet #wood #shelf #foundobjects #quickproject #workshop

Lumber milling day. Making tables and chairs. #salvage #wood #pallets

Lumber milling day. Making tables and chairs. #salvage #wood #pallets

#machinations

#machinations

Tags: machinations

Trains and Rust some of my favorite things. Totally worth taking that side trip for…unlike the one leading to “Hebo Lake”, which wasn’t worth it…or really a lake for that matter.

Trains and Rust some of my favorite things. Totally worth taking that side trip for…unlike the one leading to “Hebo Lake”, which wasn’t worth it…or really a lake for that matter.

A new haven of rusted and derelict machinations discovered!

A new haven of rusted and derelict machinations discovered!

A little dinged up.

A little dinged up.

Always finding new things to inspire.

Always finding new things to inspire.

Further explorations in the #boatyard . I just can’t get enough of this stuff. Planes, Trains and sailing away!

Further explorations in the #boatyard . I just can’t get enough of this stuff. Planes, Trains and sailing away!

#exploreoregon #Astoria #boatyard #peeling #paint

#exploreoregon #Astoria #boatyard #peeling #paint

#exploring #boatyard #Astoria  #Oregon ##oregoncoast

#exploring #boatyard #Astoria #Oregon ##oregoncoast

My father, when hanging paintings will measure from wall to wall - ceiling to floor to find that sweet spot to pound forth the hanging nail.
I usually eyeball, and I have a good eye. This time I broke out the tape measure and pencil. Took it up a notch - laser level too.

My father, when hanging paintings will measure from wall to wall - ceiling to floor to find that sweet spot to pound forth the hanging nail.
I usually eyeball, and I have a good eye. This time I broke out the tape measure and pencil. Took it up a notch - laser level too.