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Topic: Goethe or a crazy lady trapped in wallpaper?  (Read 891 times)
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« on: December 19, 2007 08:27:25 PM »

So it was either write a really boring paper on the musical influences of Goethe or make a super fun visual representation of The Yellow Wallpaper by Charlotte Perkins Gilman for my final in Western Lit.  Surprisingly I chose the latter.  This is a 3-D mixed-media collage.  The face, which is a little hard to see, and the hand (sorry its kinda cartoony) are made of sculpey clay.  The "wallpaper" is a collage of victorian images I found in random ads and stuff online, they were colored with watercolors.  There's some scrapbook paper in there too.
Waaaayyy better than a paper!!

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« Reply #1 on: December 19, 2007 08:46:39 PM »

nice job!  I didn't even look at the title or your words at first, just the picture, and I immediately knew what it was about.  Smiley
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« Reply #2 on: December 19, 2007 09:37:07 PM »

Wow, I knew what it was from the title. I love your take on the short story, it's very cryptic but much more straightforward than the story. Great work Smiley
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« Reply #3 on: December 19, 2007 09:42:21 PM »

That is definitely better than a paper! I'm jealous, I never got those types of options.
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« Reply #4 on: December 20, 2007 05:24:53 AM »

Gorgeous.  This is one of my favorite short stories.
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« Reply #5 on: December 20, 2007 05:44:32 PM »

Ooh I just read that story for a class and was hoping that when I saw the title,  it would be based on that story :]
Awesome representation of it! I love it Cheesy
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« Reply #6 on: December 20, 2007 07:10:40 PM »

When I saw this, I just had to look up the story and read it. Very creepy, and your work is such a good representation of it!
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