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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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Natural Building With Straw & Clay

This weekend I spent a day helping stuff the walls of a straw/clay home.  Having been constructed with natural materials, a straw/clay home is a canary’s dream home: a true sanctuary.   This is a beautiful, GA Cook Co. (Maple … Continue reading

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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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If you have an idea in the forest…

There is a clever little quilt technique and pattern that I’m seeing everywhere right now. It’s becoming a little bit of a fad, and it may actually be something new. And you know what? Every time I see it, it … Continue reading

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Opposites Attract

I finished the rest of the blocks for my bed runner last night. There are 56 eight-inch blocks total, using fourteen different prints, plus the solid, which JoAnn sells as a “tea dyed muslin”. I’m interested to see how the … Continue reading

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Blocks!

I finished sewing half the blocks for my new project, and I hope to finish the other half tonight. I’ve been collecting and scheming with this fabric for a while. It’s so exciting!

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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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