About The Project

About The Project

Sunday, January 15, 2017

A little before and after

By now, I'm getting quite a system in place.  Raw materials go on to the board and a basic cartoon/sketch of how I'm hoping everything will come together.  I start trimming and cutting and looking for symmetry.  Then things start to fall into place, everything changes around, decisions are made, plans are upended, magical little surprises pop up everywhere, and then WHAMMO I get to see how the finished panel is going to really hold together.

It's back breaking.  It's frustrating.  It's inspiring.  It's enchanting.

It's Heisey.  What else can I say?  I am so lucky to have this opportunity.  I think I am the luckiest person around, most days.  Just look at it.  I can't help myself.  Every cut, every bandaid, every burn and every ibuprofen is absolutely worth it when I get to see things like this come together before my very eyes.


Dedication panel thumbnail for the bottom half of one of the doors.


One of the dedication panels "completed" (not quite, but I can hold it up to the light!)

Just look at the changes I made!  Of course, there's still another panel to finish for the other door.  And OH what surprises await!