Once I started to move in a more illustrative direction, I became a little more interested in digging through our endless supply of materials. This collage still feels like "me" so I am not compromising my style, so it is still very satisfying.
Team Tolstoy is out of town -- I am not sure whether any of us will gather tomorrow, including myself! But next week we are all back so hope for a wonderful reunion. -- Lola
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