Quick and dirty blog post. I’ve been so busy getting ready for Art-A-Whirl this weekend that I forgot that an update might be in order. It is only my second big art event so there is still MUCH learning going on as to what to actually make and have available and how to ‘set up … More Art Crawl THIS WEEKEND – Oh My!
Many, MANY years ago I taught calligraphy at a couple of local art shops, through my local guild and even in my basement studio (oh, the cramped space!). Then I took a class with Sheila Waters (one of several I’ve had the honor and priviledge to take with her). She is not only an amazing … More Teaching…again
Doors were just flying open this past year. … More Spring = Renewal
Last year I made crocheted snowflakes ornaments for friends and family. I found many wonderful free patterns online and made quite a variety (no 2 flakes are the same, right?). This year I wanted to make crochet or knit ornaments again. I thought Christmas trees might be nice. I found a very lovely-looking pattern but … More My First Crochet Pattern
Not sure what I’m exploring in this post – reinvigorating one’s creativity? reinventing oneself? Maybe just simply a way to organize my thoughts as I try to make a new life in a new place. … More New Studio: My Life Redefined
What happened to the summer? to the spring, for that matter? Last time I wrote here was in March. Well, I’ve come to realize that one’s health can be one of the biggest distractions to creativity. … More Life’s Distractions
…or when you are in the car and by the time you get back to your studio the inspiration is gone. … More When Inspiration Strikes
…or ‘Every New Idea Has Some Sort of Precedent or Echo From the Past’ … More Nothing New Under The Sun
Now I know that this series-thingy is working as far as keeping me motivated and creating and just enjoying the process, I am ready for the next challenge. … More Winding Down…Gearing Up!
Doing what I think I should be doing not what I think others think I should be doing. OR “Don’t break your shin on a stool that is not in your way.” — Irish Proverb Over the past several years I’ve set some creative goals for myself as the a new year begins. I am … More Following Through