My 2018 #The100DayProject

Posted on Apr 17, 2018 in Blog
My 2018 #The100DayProject

The app Instagram is it’s own universe. Because it’s visual in nature, there are challenges and projects galore specifically geared to artists and makers of all kinds. The #The100DayProject is one such event. Some Backstory Before last year, I was in my fourth year of doing 365 day projects so I wasn’t really interested in […]

Weekly Recap: April 9-15, 2018

Posted on Apr 16, 2018 in Blog
Weekly Recap: April 9-15, 2018

Monday, April 9 7/100:Day 7. Spread in a collab journal. Tuesday, April 10 8/100: Algae #1. Wednesday, April 11 9/100: Secret Flower. I carved my first stamp!! my #artvsartist submission. Thursday, April 12 10/100: Gingko #2. Friday, April 13 11/100: Budapest. Went to Starr’s opening! Her work is hanging in the same gallery as mine […]

Weekly Recap: April 2-8, 2018

Posted on Apr 9, 2018 in Blog
Weekly Recap: April 2-8, 2018

Monday, April 2 Trying to get back in the swing of things after that epic trip!! Tuesday, April 3 Started the #the100DayProject today with #100DaysOfPinkAndYellow. This is Day 1/100: Present. And did some spray painting in my new GIANT book. Wednesday, April 4 2/100: Queen Guenever. My first finished spread for Season of Play for […]

Weekly Recap: March 5-11, 2018

Posted on Mar 12, 2018 in Blog
Weekly Recap: March 5-11, 2018

This month I’ve been participating in March Meet the Maker on Instagram. So this week, I’ve had several days where those posts were what I finished for the day. I’ve also had several days of taking care of things outside the house this week so I’ve not had studio time like I normal do. Monday, […]

Weekly Recap: February 26-March 4, 2018

Posted on Mar 5, 2018 in Blog
Weekly Recap: February 26-March 4, 2018

Monday, February 26 Mandala page for the Season of Kindness for Get Messy. Tuesday, February 27 I’m working on a surprise commission this week so while I worked today, I don’t have a pic to show. Wednesday, February 28 The beginnings of another Wonder Woman Wrap. Thursday, March 1 Here’s the beginnings of another commission. […]

Weekly Recap: February 19-25, 2018

Posted on Feb 26, 2018 in Blog
Weekly Recap: February 19-25, 2018

Monday, February 19 Nothing to post today. Tuesday, February 20 Thinking about those 17 people killed in the Valentine’s Day school shooting. Wednesday, February 21 Some great discussion on the Tuesday night Get Messy Hangout about struggling with our faith and how it’s broken down and changed over the past year. Thursday, February 22 I […]

Weekly Recap: January 29-February 4, 2018

Posted on Feb 5, 2018 in Blog
Weekly Recap: January 29-February 4, 2018

This week marks a very sharp departure in the way my world has been working. I started a part time job as the Community Cheerleader and Creative Team Manager for GetMessyArtJournal.com. I love this new thing I’m doing. But this first season, as I get up to speed and I’m getting a new team up […]

Weekly Recap: January 22-28, 2017

Posted on Jan 29, 2018 in Blog
Weekly Recap: January 22-28, 2017

Monday, January 22 Worked on other things today. Tuesday, January 23 Season of Nature flip through from Misty Granade on Vimeo. In addition, I posted a second flip through of a mini journal I made to Instagram. You can see it here. Wednesday, January 24 Here’s the finished mini journal. Thursday, January 25 Starting another […]

Weekly Recap: December 11-17, 2017

Posted on Dec 18, 2017 in Blog

Monday, December 11 Today I visited with a Get Messian from Australia. And announced that I’d be joining the Get Messy team. And I made some ink out of cabbage. It was kinda a big day. Tuesday, December 12 Music of the Universe prayer. Wednesday, December 13 These pages are thin so it takes lots of gesso. Thursday, December […]

Weekly Recap: November 27-December 3, 2017

Posted on Dec 6, 2017 in Blog

Monday, November 27 Serious recovery day from travel and beach time. Tuesday, November 28 A little road trip with my friends to see Ave Maria Grotto. We had a lovely day trip. Wednesday, November 29 Christmas postcards from Misty Granade on Vimeo. A short video of me making the base layer for Christmas postcards. I’ll […]

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 Renée’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 […]

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: 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 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 […]

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