Wednesday, June 26, 2013

Weather Vanes and Whirligigs


The American Art Museum in Washington, DC, has a fantastic folk art collection. On exhibit right now is a great selection of hand crafted, folk art weather vanes and whirligigs. Thought I would pass along some photos ... enjoy.







The whole folk art collection is great inspiration for those of us who love mixed media art. Here are a few examples.

Great art piece made from wooden letter press blocks.
Memory jugs loaded with bits and pieces of souvenirs and memorabilia.

Close up of this marvelous memory jug boot.

Drift wood, old paint brushes, glass eyes, ...

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