This sketch is based on Hartmann’s design for a wooden nutcracker, this movement depicts a little gnome clumsily running with crooked legs.
Ose Manheim, Gnomes-Endangered Species, Mixed Media Collage, 26 x 22
When I listened to the Gnome movement I heard something threatening in the music. My collage turned out whimsical. Yet gnomes are indeed at risk for extinction. The real threat lies in the fact that gnomes are gradually losing their forest environment.
Lisa Tiemann, Gnome, Acrylic
There always was and still is a gnome under my stairs. This movement captures the feeling of having some dark being lurking, undetected.