Art Journal — Random Type and Tape


Working in words, phrases, washi and gift wrap tape.  Did I mention how much I love the satin effect of gift wrap tape by Scotch.  It's quick, it's easy and it keeps stuff stuck. I have bought any art supplies for many months so I splurged on a bit of washi tape from Pretty Tape on Etsy. Of course I had to use some... I think I may be addicted to this graffiti tape in red, reddish, reddish-orange, okay, you decide.   … [Continue reading...]

Art Journal — A Dress with Individuality


Working with limited materials is always a challenge.  A few magazine images(including the face), bits of envelopes, leftovers on the desk and a dress with individuality appeared.  Random play, individual results. linking to Mix-It-Monthly … [Continue reading...]

Art Journal — Sometimes the flow is lonely


Following the path, your path. Sometimes the flow is lonely. I’ve been thinking about how when you follow your path you are walking it alone.  Making choices about where you will go next can only be done by you.  Sometimes you walk with others, sometimes you leave others along the way, but you always truly […]

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Art Journal — A crazy dress to match some crazier hair


I am trying to squeeze some journal time in every day.  Art is definitely keeping me grounded through all the chaos that surrounds any renovation and relocation.  The crazy hair is how I feel, instead of my head exploding, the hair is.  The dress developed out of the crazy hair and has a super-heroine kind […]

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Art Journal — A Wild and Crazy Guy


Most of the studio is packed and ready to move, but I’ve left just enough supplies available to do some journaling with magazine collage.  Playing in my mind  with the idea of Mix-It-Monthly’s Crazy Dresses theme.  I found a silly guy with a funny expression and used him to build my page.  Any of you […]

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Art Journal — Frida and a Crazy Dress


There are two new challenges up this month at Art-Journal-Journey(Frida Khalo) and Mix-It-Monthly(Crazy Dresses).  In my limited art time these days I combined them both.  Art Journal as process and non-thinking just doing kind of way I created this dress out of fragmented food images and the Frida photo which I altered was actually a childhood […]

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Fabric Painting — “I’m fixing a hole”


“I’m fixing a hole where the rain gets in.  And stops my mind from wandering  Where it will go.” The Beatles.  This song was floating through my head, while painting these floating heads. The opposite side of the laundry cart. Farmhouse rehab has been taking up hours and hours of my time.  Dog fencing is […]

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Fabric Painting — Split Ends


Fabric painting for the vintage laundry cart.  A large face.  Split Ends. Don’t know how it will lay out, we will have to wait and see.

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Art Journal — Solitude


A little bloom upon a shelf, sitting comfy by herself. Linking to AJJ

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Farmhouse Rehab – Sailing through a sea of construction


Sailing though a sea of construction in a tiny boat.  Sometimes that’s what a whole house renovation feels like.  Navigation is unsure, too many rapid decisions that need to be made all at once.  Rough chop and swells, then dead calm. I found some images in Metropolis magazine.  A crane became the mast and a […]

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