Weekly Recap: August 21-27, 2017

Posted on Aug 28, 2017 in Blog

Monday, August 21 “I just said that.” Piece 10 of 18 from my show, Conversational Sexism. Tuesday, August 22 “What were you wearing?” Piece 15 of 18 from my show, Conversational Sexism. Wednesday, August 23 Giving them a coat of varnish. Thursday, August 24 Doing prep work for filming. Friday, August 25 Just playing with […]

Weekly Recap: August 14-20, 2017

Posted on Aug 21, 2017 in Blog

Monday, August 14 Took a recovery day after the workshop. Tuesday, August 15 Thinking about the things I learned in the workshop I attended. Trying to line up what I learned with how I work. Wednesday, August 16 One of the things I learned from the workshop is I often work analogous color palettes. It […]

Weekly Recap: July 31-August 6, 2017

Posted on Aug 7, 2017 in Blog

Monday, July 31 Love this new book by Jane Davies. Tuesday, August 1 Took a day off! Wednesday, August 2 Working from Jane’s book still. Thursday, August 3 Worked on framing things for the show! Friday, August 4 Made a journal out of old art. Saturday, August 5 Enjoyed working and hanging out with the […]

August!

Posted on Aug 3, 2017 in Blog

Hi friends! I’m glad to be back in the routine. Yesterday was my kids first day back to school! (And there was MUCH rejoicing in the land!) Incidentally, yesterday was my first day back in the studio working ALL DAY in a long time. I had a full day wrapping up a bunch of summer […]

Weekly Recap: July 24-30

Posted on Jul 31, 2017 in Blog

The summer has run me ragged so I’m posting these photos way late and without commentary. Monday, July 24 No post today. Tuesday, July 25 No post today. Wednesday, July 26 Thursday, July 27 Friday, July 28 Saturday, July 29 Sunday, July 30

Weekly Recap: July 17-23

Posted on Jul 31, 2017 in Blog

The summer has run me ragged so I’m posting these photos way late and without commentary. Monday, July 17 Tuesday, July 18 Wednesday, July 19 Thursday, July 20 Friday, July 21 No post today. Saturday, July 22 Sunday, July 23

July 10-16, 2017

Posted on Jul 17, 2017 in Blog

Monday, July 10 Printing directly in my art journal with my gelli plate and it caused the old book page that’s on the left to tear apart. I made some repairs and kept going. Tuesday, July 11 I love black. It’s often my goto color. Really enjoyed this page based on Karen Gaunt’s free class […]

Weekly Recap: June 26-July 2, 2017

Posted on Jul 3, 2017 in Blog

Monday, June 26 Spending some time today with Julia Cusworth‘s fantastic Pen + Ink Class at Get Messy*. I’m having a lot of fun exploring the materials in this class. Julia has a fantastic teaching style and allows for so much personal creativity inside the lessons. I highly recommend it!! *If you are interested in […]

Weekly Recap: June 12-18, 2017

Posted on Jun 19, 2017 in Blog

Monday, June 12 Postcards and a tiny journal cover. Tuesday, June 13 I made a flip page so I could start from the other side of this journal. Wednesday, June 14 Sealing so I can keep working over the top of previously water soluble media. Thursday, June 15 Adding depth with matte medium. Friday, June […]

Weekly Recap: May 8-14, 2017

Posted on May 15, 2017 in Blog

Monday, May 8, 2017 #getmessyhangout on a Monday afternoon! The Best!! Tuesday, May 9, 2017 What I made during the hangout. Wednesday, May 10, 2017 Working on the show. Thursday, May 11, 2017 I’ll probably have to buy stock in Golden before this project is finished. Friday, May 12, 2017 I had a dream last […]

Another Show Update

Posted on May 11, 2017 in Blog
Another Show Update

As I’ve been thinking through how the pieces for my show will work together I decided that they were too big at 12×18″. Envisioning how to edit and present them as an interesting visual block has been a challenge. I decided to cut them down to 10×10″ gallery-wrapped canvases. There’s a fun video on Insta […]

Magic Eye

Posted on Mar 30, 2017 in Blog
Magic Eye

Over the next few Thursdays I’ll be talking about topics that came out of a discussion I had with The Council of Arty Cleverness. They suggested some blog topics and so I’m running with them. This one was Hannah’s idea. I have this giant painting hanging in my living room. It’s four feet tall by […]

Weekly Recap: February 27-March 5, 2017

Posted on Mar 6, 2017 in Blog

Monday, February 27, 2017 So much good stuff going on in Get Messy this month. We are in the Season of Art 101. It is a back to basics class designed to get people busy making no matter what their skill level. I’m doing a tag book this season and I’ve been experimenting with the […]

Weekly Recap: February 19-26, 2017

Posted on Feb 27, 2017 in Blog

Yep, I took some time off. For six weeks, I rested, had the floors redone in my house (which means we moved out and then moved back in two weeks later), and gawked in despair and awe at current events. And then yesterday some switch flipped in me and I realized it was time to […]

Tag Making Video

Posted on Feb 24, 2017 in Blog

For the Get Messy Season of Art 101, I decided to make a tag book. I’m creating individual tags and then adding them to a ring book. I decided to video the tag I made today. These scraps that I have piled up are pieces from the collage work I’m doing for my show. I […]

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