"ARROYO"

A dry channel through which water flows intermittently and irregularly. Kind of like this blog.

My art is an infectious need for me, sometimes a burden but most often a blessing.

This blog is about me and my obsessions, my loves, my need to create and my need of JUNK. I'm addicted to thrift stores, estate sales, flea markets and all roads leading off the beaten track to discover that perfect piece of junk. I recycle old license plates, old shovels, wheelbarrows, saw blades and anything else that's funky using my hand held plasma cutter. I love working with steel, sculpting, photography, watercolor painting, stained glass, and turning everyday utilitarian objects into art. Junked cars ~ I will always veer off the path to search out the beautiful wrecked Arroyo JunKers throughout Arizona, New Mexico and anywhere else the road may lead. When I'm not searching for those JunKers
I ~ RESURRECT ~ STEEL

Monday, March 29, 2010

Easter Eggs

Eggs are traditionally connected with rebirth, rejuvenation and immortality.  This is why they are often associated with Easter.  On a more practical level? In the early Christian calendar eggs were forbidden during Lent.  This made them bountiful and exciting forty days later.  Easter eggs are sometimes decorated with bright colors to honor this celebration.  Russian Pysanki is one of the most elaborate forms.  Conversely, the abstinence of eggs is associated with Lent.

8 comments:

Absolutely Positive said...

What gorgeous Easter eggs!! Those are absolutely beautiful! Great post and photos!

Chris

http://absolutely--positive.blogspot.com/

Annette said...

What beautiful photographs and what a lovely blog!

You are such a talented creative person! I love your license plate butterlies & shovel art!! Awesome!

I'm now following you from the MckLinky Blog Hop.

So very pleased to have found you!

:)

Annette
www.mammakerr.com

Pinky's Cottage said...

I love to read facts about things I didn't know. Thanks for sharing.
I am your newest follower.

www.pinkyscottage.blogspot.com

rhianna said...

Wow, I love your art work, you have a wonderful gift. I will never look at old rusty steel the same again.

Kathy said...

Just hopping over from the blog hop. Wow, those are some beautiful eggs in the photographs. Thanks for sharing! Kathy

joeandbridge said...

Hi there! Stopping in to be your newest follower from Friday Follow! Hope you can swing by mine!
Happy Easter!

Bridgette Groschen
The Groschen Goblins
www.groschengoblins.com

Ann On and On... said...

Beauty comes in all shapes and sizes...that's for sure.
Happy F.F.

-K said...

I'm your newest follower from FF. Can't wait to read more, stop by my blog sometime! Happy FF!

-K
http://mypottyseat.blogspot.com/

Takin' the back road from Greer to Morenci was gorgeous. This was waiting at the end.

Takin' the back road from Greer to Morenci was gorgeous.  This was waiting at the end.
Alpine Cliff Jumper

Don't you just love bugs! My first car.... but RED.

Don't you just love bugs!  My first car.... but RED.
Lamy, NM

This was a great old Studebaker Truck in Lamy, NM . It has seen better days. I love Lamy,

This was a great old Studebaker Truck in Lamy, NM .  It has seen better days.  I love Lamy,
Studebaker in Lamy, NM