Here's a recent sketch of a bespectacled papier/paper maché mask that I made in the 1990s. It's 7" high and is dangling from a lamp in the living room. Drawing--Papier/paper maché mask, Lily S. May artsofmay.etsy.com
I've spent a few weeks seeing if I could come up with a plan to turn two paragraphs of my writing into a linocut--the actual words, that is. At first the plans had little grace, then the reality of carving so many letters felt stifling. A few words here and there is something I enjoy,… Continue reading Box Mask Print
Here's another linocut I made in the 1970s. Again, the theme has to do with an imaginary goddess. This time she doesn't appear, but one of her masks does.
I made this wall hanging in 2003 from synthetic felt. I sewed it entirely by hand. The design of the appliqué arose from my love of masks.