17/100

17/100

I am always over enthusiastic about how much I can fit into my life. So when I saw The 100 Project and noticed many interesting people signing on to the party on Instagram I jumped in. I’m not keeping up with the pack, that’s for sure. But I made more art than I would have …

Optimist or Idiot?

Optimist or Idiot?

I’ve neglected my blog, I know, but I am glad to be back at my computer and posting. Frankly, I can’t really manage a post on my phone or iPad. Photos get posted to Instagram and then I move on to the next project. So my strategy going forward to is prioritize getting to my …

Paint on My Fingers Again!

Paint on My Fingers Again!

See the paint on my fingers? It was great to see it there and even more thrilling to see the design of the stencil printed on my fingers.  It’s been a busy month for so many reasons, not the least of which is preparation and the beginning of a new school year in tandem with …

Pushing Past Limitations

Pushing Past Limitations

There’s red under here. Really. Limitations. Sometimes they are given to us. Sometimes we make them ourselves. As someone doing art journaling, nursing my limitations was not in my favor. I became aware of my color deficiency some years ago when taking my first course with Vivienne McMaster. So when Kelly Kilmer challenged us to use …

Artist’s Retreat – July 2015

Artist’s Retreat – July 2015

First meal of Artist’s Retreat – on the shore at Plymouth, Massachusetts. Photograph altered with Brushstroke app.  Artist’s Retreat. Doesn’t that sound romantic? Maybe expensive? Certainly illusive. Well, at least that’s how I felt about it. Every year I’d talk to Cindi Huss, a dear friend who has moved far enough away that we don’t …