I spent last week gluing old paintings together. Saturday I set up my sewing machine and began sewing over the glued-down seams. Like machine quilting, only more difficult! Wrestling a canvas octopus! I rolled up each edge and then sewed up the middle. Kind of tricky, but it worked out.
I had five 18x24 paintings, and I needed a 6th, so I used the painting of circles. It's been on the wall for so long, we've gotten used to it, so it's not useful for shutting down the Left Brain anymore. I then assembled a mish-mash of old paintings and scraps to make another side panel. Here I am applying glue to attach that side panel:
This turned into a really big assembled piece of canvas.
Steve had to help me tape it up to the wall, and I had to use the wall behind the door, or else it would cover an electrical outlet. It hasn't fallen down yet. I think the 3" masking tape is stronger than the 1".
Symon wants to know why the door is nearly shut:
Okay, Symon, it's open again:
He moved when I took this photo. Then he left.
I will begin planning my Pilgrimage (in more ways than just this painting) as my December Project.