Have Journal Will Travel

Have Journal Will Travel

It seems that the majority of my arting has been done on the go. While I continue to try to get my art desk under control, I haven’t spent much time at it. So I’m getting pretty good at creating wherever I am and in mini-bursts. More often than not, time at my art desk …

Art on the Run

Art on the Run

On the run.  All the time.  Art comes along for the ride now.  Little books made in coffee shops,  in the car and  waiting for something I had to wait for.  No longer remembered, but taking time. Bits ready for paint, or glue or stamping can go with me  and turn this waiting into playing.  …

Blogging for Connection

Blogging for Connection

From time to time most bloggers ask themselves the question.  “What question?” you ask. That question.  Why do we blog?  If you are asking this question, pull up a seat and have a cold glass of peach infused ice tea.  “Why this tea in particular?”you may well ask. “Why not plain? Why not coffee? “Because …

The Mad to Glad Tea Party

The Mad to Glad Tea Party

Welcome to the  Mad to Glad Tea Party 2016 These days there is so much to be mad about, sad about, absolutely devastated about. Wherever I look I see people questioning why… wondering how we got to this place…. wondering if the things they do matter… if they matter…. and they do. They do matter.  You matter.  …

Mad Tea Party 2015 – Double Vision

Mad Tea Party 2015 – Double Vision

“Please come for tea” the March Hare says fixing his beautiful, shiny eyes upon you. How can you resist? Flowers blossoming in ways that are marvelous to behold. He hops along the path that leads to a most intriguing setting for tea.  He moves so fast he is almost transparent. Where did he go? Where …

Oh Happy Day!

Oh Happy Day!

Today is the day that my dear friend, Cindi Huss arrives for a few days of making art. We have talked about taking some time together for a long time. Our “Artist Retreat” has taken some unexpected turns and has toned down from the original idea. I trust that it is unfolding just as it …

Double the Fun with Double Exposure Photography

Double the Fun with Double Exposure Photography

The Double Exposure Love course with Vivienne McMaster has been a blast this week. It was just the creative outlet I needed.  When the class started and I realized that I could use my gelli prints as a background I was entranced. Many a combination of photos included some of my artwork. Experimenting with other …