community, layers, mixed media, Teaching

Using Historical Images in Mixed Media Class at the Jacob Edwards Library

Wednesday’s class at the Jacob Edwards Library, Using Historical Images in Mixed Media, combined learning about online resources available through the Digital Commonwealth. The Jacob Edwards Library has a significant collection of historic photos complete with descriptions and background information. After perusing the resource, we talked about the different ways historical images can be used …


Etsy Shop Update

I have recently updated my Etsy shop. There are some new fabric cuffs: Some new journals with beaded spines and gelli printed pages: and finally, the first collection of paper ephemera packs. There are five sets in this collection: I’d be delighted if you would go over to my Etsy shop and take a peek.

mending, upcycle

Mending a Worn-out Coin Purse

The Mending Movement has grown a great deal in the past few years. With the environmental impact of fast fashion becoming better known, people are reevaluating their relationship with clothes, the people who make them, and the earth to which they will ultimately return. Return they will, but not without a cost to the world …


Streaming on Twitch

I’ve been streaming on Twitch for about four months now and really enjoying it. It’s a very different experience than making art in a cafe, in a garden, or alone at home. First of all, it makes you think about what you are going to create. That sounds obvious, but for someone who creates rather …