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“Round & Round” WSGAS Print Exchange: Taijitu du Manège, State

This is the First State of my woodcut from my previous post.  It’s printed on Masa with Akua Intaglio ink.  I’m used to traditional ink that I make myself using dry pigment and plate oil.  The viscosity of the Akua is … Continue reading

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“Round and Round”: WSGAS Print Exchange, Work in Progress

Yay!  I’m working (not-so-gainfully) as an artist again.  Art every day!… This woodcut-in-progress is for the West Shore Graphic Art Society’s invitational  print exchange.  WSGAS commissions a printmaker to create and edition a print every year.  I was commissioned in … Continue reading

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The French-Canadian Fur-Trapper Wizard Coat

This is my first attempt at creating a coat out of felted, reconstructed wool sweaters.  It was also one of my first serger creations.  Who but me would go from scarves directly to the challenge of a giant, sweater coat? … Continue reading

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Stay Cool!

The heat wave continues, but our hero the demon baby has found a way to keep cool! Happy Independence Day to those who live in the USA!

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Weeding Hell

Demon baby likes weeding about as much as I do.

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Coffee Love

When it’s hot like this, I love iced coffee. Apparently, so does demon baby! Keep cool!

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Can I Have a “Changelujah!!”?

WHAT WOULD JESUS BUY?  Reverend Billy has shared his movie about the SHOPOCALYPSE.  “Here in the high holy days of our theological year”, Lisa and I thought we would share too.  So click the link above to watch the movie … Continue reading

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The Masquerade Ball

As we move into the darker, colder seasons I’m able to focus more on indoor art projects.  NMC Dance Club’s Masquerade Ball gave me the perfect opportunity to reawaken my visual-arts chops.  The base of the mask is papier mache … Continue reading

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Make a kit!

It’s holiday show season! DH and I just hung my work at North Main Studios in Rockford, IL for this weekend’s ArtScene. We’re getting good at this. It only took us about an hour to hang the show this time, … Continue reading

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Transformational Ballroom: Rebecca the Dancer

This is rare video of me dancing.  I think this is the third time I’ve seen myself dance in the last ten years.  It’s so nice to see the improvement.  Thank you Stephen Kelly and GlidingOnAir for the video. The … Continue reading

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