Monthly Archives: January 2012

Inner Excavation

I begin… Started off working in this book over a year ago.  Love the concept; each chapter walks you through explorations beginning with an “I” phrase–I begin, I am, etc.  There are tasks in each of three areas:  photography, writing … Continue reading

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Drank a lot of tea to make this book!

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Accordion fold book Here’s the accordion fold book I’ve been working doing on and off for a while.  Challenge was to create something from used tea bags.  Basic book is watercolor paper but all the surfaces are covered with tea … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Mom

Today my mom would have been 98 years old and I’m remembering her fondly.  I know I will always miss her but it has gotten easier over the years.  Just a few days ago I thought of something I’d like … Continue reading

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The color green.

“Green” photo series. green series, pg 2 Two pages from my “Inner Excavation” journal.  Inspired by working through the book, “Inner Excavation, Explore Your Self Through Photography, Poetry and Mixed Media” by Liz Lamoreux.  (www.lizlamoreux.com)  I carried my camera wherever … Continue reading

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Art Camp art journal II

Second page spread for the collaborative journal is done.  Highlights a quote from Howard Thurman. “Don’t ask yourself what the world needs; ask yourself what makes you come alive.  And then go and do that because what the world needs … Continue reading

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There was a time……

…..when life was lived….out-of-doors. Mixed media collage, 8 x 10

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What’s on my palatte…..

Thinking it would be helpful to jumpstart myself out of my procrastination mode I’m going to make a list of the art projects that are in need of finishing and those that are running through my mind and in need … Continue reading

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It takes a village…

Woo-hoo!  First page spread for the Art Camp journal is finished.  This was inspired by my wonderful “Artist’s Way group” so named because we started out a couple of years ago working our way through the book by the same … Continue reading

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Art Camp art journal

    In mid December I received this art journal in the mail.  I had all but forgotten I had registered online for their journal project.  This is so cool–they send out this really nice journal, watercolor paper pages and a … Continue reading

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Warm feelings!

This bit o’ sunshine and warm, cozy feelings have been brought to you by me.  We could all use a reminder of days when the wind chill wasn’t around zero degrees.  This picture was taken at Oak Openings Metro Park … Continue reading

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