Weekly Recap: November 6-12, 2017

Posted on Nov 13, 2017 in blog

Monday, November 6 Playing around in the evening. I never know what the colors look like. Tuesday, November 7 Finished spread. Wednesday, November 8 Just enjoying pushing paint around. Thursday, November 9 I’ve started participating in @rukristin’s #thursday3 selfie challenge to get more comfortable with looking at my own face. Working on a commission that’s […]

Weekly Recap: October 30-November 5, 2017

Posted on Nov 6, 2017 in blog

Monday, October 30 Seeing what kind of texture I could get out of putting rice on the gelli plate. Tuesday, October 31 Clean space!!! Wednesday, November 1 Cardelia came over to play on the gelli plate! Thursday, November 2 Seasons of Connections for Get Messy Friday, November 3 More Season of Connections Visited with art […]

Weekly Recap: October 23-29, 2017

Posted on Oct 30, 2017 in blog
Weekly Recap: October 23-29, 2017

This week! This week is the week I checked off a long-term, lifetime achievement bucket list item. It was an amazing week. I tried to savor every moment of it and write some of it down. I am so thankful for what the week was and how much fun I had and all the people […]

Working in a Series

Posted on Oct 27, 2017 in blog
Working in a Series

A few weeks ago I ran a giveaway on instagram. The giveaway entry fee was for people to tell me things they’d love to learn from me. I’ll admit it was a sneaky way for me to gather ideas to blog about. One of the things someone asked about was about working in series and […]

Hanging the Pieces of My Show

Posted on Oct 24, 2017 in blog
Hanging the Pieces of My Show

Content Warning: This post deals with sexual assault. Skip it if you need to. On Monday, October 23, 2017, my mom and I rolled all 21 pieces of my show into Lowe Mill wrapped up in towels. It was overcast, and gusty, and misting slightly. I guess the weather was giving me well wishes to […]

Weekly Recap: October 16-22, 2017

Posted on Oct 23, 2017 in blog

Monday, October 16 Working in RenĂ©e’s new art shed today. She’s on the left and I worked on the one on the right. Tuesday, October 17 I painted for a while and hated it and then painted over it. So then I stopped because I was disgusted with the giant goof. Wednesday, October 18 Added […]

Art as a Career

Posted on Oct 19, 2017 in blog

Someone asked me the other day on Instagram how I’d made art my career. If you are looking at my Instagram feed or this blog, it certainly looks like art is my career. I show up everyday and make things: check. I have a studio/office: check. I’ve got a show opening in a few weeks: […]

Weekly Recap: October 9-15, 2017

Posted on Oct 16, 2017 in blog
Weekly Recap: October 9-15, 2017

Monday, October 9 Working in my Season of Connections journal. Tuesday, October 10 I got new stencils which means breaking them in with spray paint! Wednesday, October 11 All those lines. All those connections. Thursday, October 12 Postcards! Friday, October 13 Connections has a hold on me this week. Thinking about a lot of different […]

Thoughts on Conversational Sexism

Posted on Oct 12, 2017 in blog
Thoughts on Conversational Sexism

I talked about my upcoming show back in April and and then again in May with a photo update. In the April post, I dug into how this project got started and showed both the prototypes I worked on and the beginnings of what I have now. So if you want to read the initial […]

Weekly Recap: October 2-8, 2017

Posted on Oct 9, 2017 in blog

Monday, October 2 I made this journal and did a giveaway on my Instagram page this week. The giveaway was to celebrate reaching 1500 followers on Insta and to celebrate my birthday. Tuesday, October 3 Wednesday, October 4 It’s a new Season at Get Messy! It’s the Season of Connections so I’m thinking about my […]

Weekly Recap: September 25-October 1, 2017

Posted on Oct 2, 2017 in blog

A lot of yarn posts this week since I’ve been wrapping up my time working on the art show. I needed to switch gears and do something different. This week also marks the end of my time on the Global Women Board of Directors. A change of seasons is definitely afoot for me.   Monday, […]

Weekly Recap: September 18-24, 2017

Posted on Sep 25, 2017 in blog

Monday, September 18 Continuing work on a spread I started on Sunday. I painted it black and then doodled all over it. Tuesday, September 19 Thinking about stitching up a new book using Vanessa’s excellent bookbinding class. Wednesday, September 20 Putting a few coats of varnish on these pieces. Thursday, September 21 My longstitch bound […]

Weekly Recap: September 11-17, 2017

Posted on Sep 18, 2017 in blog

I had a big week this week! I’m trying something a little different on Instagram in that I’m trying to post both in the mornings and in the afternoons. Seeing if that ups my reach at all. So I’ve been taking more photos to post. Monday, September 11 I made a flip through video of […]

Weekly Recap: September 4-10, 2017

Posted on Sep 11, 2017 in blog

Monday, September 4 Traveling home from Dragoncon! Tuesday, September 5 There are so many excellent classes available at Get Messy right now. I’ve been enjoying the heck out of Transference and Painting Galaxies. You should definitely go check them out!! Wednesday, September 6 I don’t know what I was doing today but I didn’t make […]

Weekly Recap: August 28-September 3, 2017

Posted on Sep 6, 2017 in blog

Monday, August 28 I can tell that I don’t have the Make Something Every Day challenge on me this year. Some days I don’t do anything artistic even while my days are filled with lots of activity. Tuesday, August 29 Always fun to lay down some paint. Wednesday, August 30 A lovely care package and […]

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