THE POLISH PROVERB "NOT MY CIRCUS. NOT MY MONKEYS" IS ONE OF MY FAVOURITES. PLUS THERE'S SOMETHING ABOUT THE CHARM OF CIRCUS TENTS (MINUS ANIMAL CRUELTY) THAT INVITES FUN. A FEW YEARS AGO I HAD THE PLEASURE TO READ ERIN MORGENSTERN'S THE NIGHT CIRCUS. THE IMAGERY IN HER TALE HAS STAYED WITH ME.
I SOMETIMES ABANDON ARTIST TRADING CARD SIZED WORKS INSIDE LIBRARY BOOKS. THIS BOOK WAS THE FIRST ONE I'D USED FOR THIS PRACTICE. it's been awhile but since I've started an ATC practice It may just be time to start up again.
The wooden signs in the slide show are made from reclaimed wood and are available for purchase at Muckabout Gift Gallery in Burnaby.