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Yellow-1: TEA

The yellow story Chapter 1: part 1: TEA by Elise Mullen Tea and art are very connected for me, as I often enjoy drinking tea while creating art. I am a tea person, I drink somewhere on average 4 cups a day. I have a collection of many different kinds…

3rd July 2016

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Blue-2: RAIN2

The blue story Chapter 1: part 2: RAIN2 by Elise Mullen Why did I give the word RAIN to Daria? Honestly, It was raining a lot that day in Calgary… I didn’t want to over think it. Keep it simple and see what happens… So in the previous Blue story…

5th July 2016

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Blue-3: PUDDLES

The blue story Chapter 2: part 1: PUDDLES by Elise Mullen Keeping in theme with the Chinese whispers, we don’t want to stray too far from our previous word, or at least make sure there’s a link between the words. My inspiration from the RAIN pieces is PUDDLES. I choose…

17th August 2016

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Yellow-4: DOILIES

The yellow story Chapter 2: part 2: DOILIES by Elise Mullen Daria sent me 4 pieces of artwork and the stencils she used to make them. She couldn’t decide which of the 4 pieces she liked the best, and neither could I… So I finished all 4! “Doilies” was my…

31st August 2016

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Yellow-5: PATTERN

The yellow story Chapter 3: part 1: PATTERN by Elise Mullen My word for yellow 5 is pattern. The fabric I used for Yellow 5 was given to me by my grandmother. She knew I was interested in sewing so he gave me her sewing machines, threads, and supplies last…

1st September 2016

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Blue-6: IMAGINATION

The blue story Chapter 3: part 2: IMAGINATION by Elise Mullen This is the video I placed with Daria’s recording. How it should be viewed it in a dark quiet room so you concentrate on the clouds and the recording along with it. How I displayed it to finish my…

13th October 2016

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Blue-7: DEPRIVATION

The blue story Chapter 4: part 1: DEPRIVATION by Elise Mullen How it was made: blue 7 from Elise Mullen on Vimeo. Blue 7 – Imagination (my word for Blue 6) also called the faculty of imagining, is the creative ability to form images, ideas, and sensations in the mind…

14th November 2016

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Yellow-8: RHYTHM

The yellow story Chapter 4: part 2: RHYTHM by Elise Mullen Daria sent me 8 pictures for her Yellow 7. I went through the pictures, and saw a note that said “Have fun- Daria” and on the back of the same photograph had a sticky note that had a word…

1st January 2017

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Yellow-9: MOVEMENT

The yellow story Chapter 5: part 1: MOVEMENT by Elise Mullen To find my next word I looked up : Rhythm Movement or variation characterized by the regular recurrence or alternation of different quantities or conditions, as in the heartbeat. So My word for Yellow 9 is MOVEMENT. MOVEMENT piece is…

2nd January 2017

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Blue-10: FIBONACCI

The blue story Chapter 5: part 2: FIBONACCI by Elise Mullen My guess for daria’s word is… FIBONACCI! Only because Daria and I were big math geeks in highschool… I know super cool. It took me a long time to figure out what I wanted to do with this piece….

2nd January 2017

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Blue-11: PI

The blue story Chapter 6: part 1: PI by Elise Mullen My word for this one is PI. I can’t talk about us being math geeks with FIBONACCI and not do my favourite number PI. 3.14159265358979… At one point I use to know about 20 digits by heart. The picture…

1st March 2017

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Yellow-12: RESHAPE

The yellow story Chapter 6: part 2: RESHAPE by Elise Mullen I got a piece of paper with “We were never meant to live in boxes” writing in oil pastel for YELLOW 11. My thought process on this was to think outside the box… haha (super original). I found a picture…

1st March 2017

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Yellow-13: RECONSTRUCT

The yellow story Chapter 7: part 1: RECONSTRUCT by Elise Mullen “Reconstruct”   After RESHAPE, I was looking for an excuse to use my new SketchBox! SketchBox is a monthly online art supply subscription where you get different materials and a different artist inspiration with each box. My friend and artist Jill…

19th May 2017

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Blue-14: HOME

The blue story Chapter 7: part 2: HOME by Elise Mullen My guess for Daria’s Blue 13 is HOME. Daria drew some famous London site with white line work and watercolour negative space. I would love to know how she made this! Daria’s Blue 13 is beautiful and detailed. I assume she drew this…

3rd February 2017

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Blue-15: Elise

The blue story Chapter 8: part 1: DECOR by Elise Mullen Decor I was sitting in the living room on my couch trying to think of which direction I should go after Home. This is where we normally relax and watch some TV. Sitting there I looked all around the living room and…

3rd February 2017

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