Seth Apter's Buried Treasure

Seth Apter - Buried Treasure

I am happy to participate in Seth Apter’s Buried Treasure, where blogger’s re-post some of their favorite blog posts:

Spread 106 – Scavneger Hunt September 9, 2012

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Spread 106 – Scavenger Hunt

8 September 2012

Vintage and personal papers, matte medium, acrylic paint, Tim Holtz Distress Ink, matte varnish, Signo white pen, black gel pen, red Sharpie poster pen.

When I was young my older brother would make me elaborate scavenger hunt maps. These maps would send us on adventures on our farm and neighborhood that would take all day long. I look back on this memory fondly of my time with my brother and bonding over these adventures. I had long forgotten this memory until I sat down a few days ago to work on an assignment for part of Orly’s class today. This spread is from that class. How many memories are locked away in my personal maps?

As always click on the image for a larger view.

2018-05-03T13:39:51+00:00 June 12th, 2013|Art Journals|7 Comments

7 Comments

  1. Bleubeard and Elizabeth June 12, 2013 at 1:41 am - Reply

    Not only did you bring back a lovely buried treasure, you also brought back the memory that created it. I’m sure you and your brother had some absolutely lovely times with the maps, as you had making this spread. What a great way to honor buried treasures..

  2. caterina giglio June 12, 2013 at 1:26 pm - Reply

    thanks for reminding me how important it is to share the “why” behind the art we create… a wonderful piece…

  3. Cathee June 13, 2013 at 12:56 am - Reply

    Love the feel of this piece!

  4. Imperfect Impulses June 13, 2013 at 5:14 am - Reply

    That’s awesome, Brian!

  5. Julie Booth June 13, 2013 at 12:14 pm - Reply

    A great story…a real piece of buried treasure! I love pieces that can unlock strong memories.–Julie

  6. John June 15, 2013 at 12:15 am - Reply

    Your buried treasure is totally awesome. I am glad it resurfaced.

  7. Chris / CS Designs June 20, 2013 at 5:04 am - Reply

    Brian, Just stopped by from Seth’s Buried Treasure project and love both your project and the heartwarming story you have shared, Both are wonderful treasures. I enjoyed visiting your blog and wanted to continue to visit you so have become a follower of your blog through Bloglovin.
    🙂 Chris / CS Designs

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