16 January 2008

Taking Liberties ATCs

I just completed a series of ATCs called Taking Liberties. I usually suck at titles but I'm really pleased with myself over this one. Each card has a constitutional right as its base:

That's the 1st Amendment, 4th Amendment, Due Process Clause, and Habeas Corpus.

Then each right is gradually obscured by a series of vellum sheets. Each sheet has images of people who have diluted the right, or examples of the right being denied:

Until finally, you're left with no view of the right at all:

These took a long time to put together, but I'm happy with the concept and the result. I don't often get to combine my work-work and my political views with my crafts.

Now, how many of the images on the vellum can you recognize?


Angela said...

Wow, Phyllis - these are beautifully done! What a creative way to express those ideas, too. I'm sure they did take a while to put together, but the end result is striking.

Knatolee said...

These are really cool. And hey, it's Georgie Porgie!!