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Lisa Klow
Bloomington, IN
Scribbly Journaling Artist
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After I did ALL of the PUTTING AWAY, I never got out everything together for a photo. The weekend before last, I put up a table and piled up EVERYTHING - this is all the Big Journals and all the... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Lisa Klow
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Week 2 of Inner Excavation involves looking into the past - which Liz explains can be all the way back to childhood, or even just a few weeks ago. Since I already wrote so much about my life (see Category... Continue reading
Posted Jul 21, 2015 at Lisa Klow
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I unearthed another clue. I think I know why I can’t get back to The Journaling Project. Watching so much Amy Tangerine (her YouTube) helped me realize this (will explain below). I messed myself up with The Journaling Project, first... Continue reading
Posted Jul 17, 2015 at Lisa Klow
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My intention for the Inner Excavation was to figure out why I cannot get back to The Journaling Project, to figure out where my energy is blocked and why. I thought I would find a reason for my blocked energy... Continue reading
Posted Jul 13, 2015 at Lisa Klow
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Last week was Kitten Symon Week on Twitter. Just because. While looking over kitten pics, I saw one that would be perfect for #WhiskerWednesday. Then I saw more and collected enough for the whole week. Here they are as I... Continue reading
Posted Jul 13, 2015 at Lisa Klow
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Part of the Inner Excavation is compiling a Word Toolbox. Liz suggests pulling a random book off the shelf and flipping to random pages and writing down words that jump out at us. I didn't want to use random books,... Continue reading
Posted Jul 9, 2015 at Lisa Klow
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I want to draw big figures again. I purchased some canvas a few weeks ago. I wasn't sure how big I wanted to make the figure. I held up the 2-yard piece of canvas, trying to gauge how it would... Continue reading
Posted Jul 8, 2015 at Lisa Klow
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Intruder Alert! Intruder Alert! Symon wanted to play with my pin cushion - he knocked the pin cushion to the floor, but I noticed it right after that happened. Whenever I am sewing, I try to keep a close eye... Continue reading
Posted Jul 8, 2015 at Lisa Klow
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Since I had the day off Friday, I did a lot of sewing. First I sewed some canvas (next post). Then I sewed together my Purl Soho Boxy Tee. Here are the photos I took cutting out the pattern pieces.... Continue reading
Posted Jul 7, 2015 at Lisa Klow
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Symon Whiskers! . Symon Napping . Funny Belleh: On his bins: . Chatty Cat: . And a Carpet Seal: Continue reading
Posted Jul 5, 2015 at Lisa Klow
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Warmth and Flora is a working title for my next artwork series. I wanted to address Springtime, and the relief of warmth and the greenery of Spring after a long cold grayish brown Winter, but without too many Nature cliches.... Continue reading
Posted Jul 5, 2015 at Lisa Klow
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Want to play Find the Symon? Can you guess where he is? Answer in blog post below. Time to put the clean fitted sheet back on the bed! Uh-oh. What's going on? It's getting closer! Maybe I'll burrow under. And... Continue reading
Posted Jul 4, 2015 at Lisa Klow
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I have joined Liz Lamoreaux's "Inner Excavate-Along," which starts on Monday (July 6th). I'm on my Kindle so I can't copy and paste links - see her website at www.lizlamoreaux.com (I may fix that as a link on the computer... Continue reading
Posted Jul 2, 2015 at Lisa Klow
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I'm trying something new with my artwork planning. I'm going to gather my images in a blog post, for future perusal. Currently I don't have much of a blog audience, and my blog tends to be very much for me... Continue reading
Posted Jul 2, 2015 at Lisa Klow
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Look at this cute little Symon: Ha, ha, just kidding. He is NOT a little cat. I finished the Muslin for the Purl Soho Boxy Tee. I purchased fabric last weekend and cut out the pattern pieces this past weekend... Continue reading
Posted Jun 29, 2015 at Lisa Klow
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Recently we purchased some Balsamic Vinegar. The bottle was on the shelf in front of the cheaper price (it may have been $2.19). When we checked out, our groceries were about $10.00 more than we guesstimated. Since it was the... Continue reading
Posted Jun 2, 2015 at Lisa Klow
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Steve and I tested his Full Thrust ship designs over the holiday weekend. We played one battle on Sunday and then switched sides and replayed on Monday. Same result both times: Orc ships destroyed! LESSON LEARNED: STAY IN FORMATION Battle... Continue reading
Posted May 28, 2015 at Lisa Klow
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Martha Beck’s Wayfinder book encourages us to find a metaphor to help with our Journey. Often answers can come in the form of a metaphor, or it can be a way of assisting us to focus our actions. I finally... Continue reading
Posted May 27, 2015 at Lisa Klow
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I still have some felt leaves that have been hanging around for...um, maybe a year? I am slowly getting them done. I thought about making some sort of wreath for myself with all the leaves, but I don't really want... Continue reading
Posted May 27, 2015 at Lisa Klow
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For our new role-playing campaign, To War is Orcish, I did some portraits of Carly (my character) and Tyth (Corey's character). I did them on smaller Stonehenge paper, and decided I didn't like that size. I wanted to redo them... Continue reading
Posted May 26, 2015 at Lisa Klow
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Symon is four years old today! His 'Gotcha Day' (as they call it on Twitter) was July 1, 2011. When we visited my brother for Memorial Day 2011 from Chicago, he said the kittens next door were born 'last week'... Continue reading
Posted May 22, 2015 at Lisa Klow
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On the left, Symon Kitten from July of 2011, just after we got him and moved in with my brother. Photo on the right taken this week. (Actually, it was last week - I am posting on a Monday.) Below,... Continue reading
Posted May 4, 2015 at Lisa Klow