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Posted May 25, 2014 at miles beyond the moon
I've been inspired by Carlyn Beccia's new book to pick up my digital paintbrushes again. I have been playing in Painter - trying to learn - and remember (!) how the various styles of brushes behave - and even making a few brushes of my own. Here's a new art... Continue reading
Posted May 16, 2014 at miles beyond the moon
Though I am old with wandering Through hollow lands and hilly lands, I will find out where she has gone, And kiss her lips and take her hands; And walk among long dappled grass, And pluck till time and times are done, The silver apples of the moon, The golden... Continue reading
Posted Apr 25, 2014 at miles beyond the moon
When I was growing up in northern Minnesota I spent every spare moment exploring the woods and fields around my home. There was always something new to discover - the first of the spring flowers, wild strawberries - tiny but so sweet, the song of the redwing blackbird in the... Continue reading
Posted Apr 19, 2014 at miles beyond the moon
Sometimes I need only to stand wherever I am to be blessed. ~ Mary Oliver Continue reading
Posted Apr 1, 2014 at miles beyond the moon
“If winter comes, can spring be far behind?” ~ Percy Bysshe Shelley, Ode to the West Wind Continue reading
Posted Feb 21, 2014 at miles beyond the moon
I am participating in the Craft Attitude Open Studio this month. I decided to create an art journal/planner to keep track of ongoing projects in a more organized fashion than little slips of paper scattered all over my studio :-) I wanted to try incorporating some of my digital artwork... Continue reading
Posted Feb 19, 2014 at miles beyond the moon
Hi Katherine! I decided to print two :-) Both have some personal significance to me. The watercolor on the beach is a photo of my husband and our niece on a vacation a couple of years ago in California. The other one I printed is the old mining buildings by the lakeshore - this is a cc photo of northern Michigan - were I attended college. I loved the contrast of red and green in that image and it was a fun way to try out lots of different brushes on the buildings. It was good to stretch my wings and try something new. Looks like you had a great time in DLand with Tangie. What fun it must have been to explore the park with artist eyes and take the time to document your time there. Mary
I am heading home today after attending a fantastic workshop with Karen Burns all about painting with Corel Painter and Adobe Photoshop. Karen creates such stunning work with her digital paintbrushes. In this workshop she generously shared her methods, tips and techniques and resources for creating beautiful paintings. While I... Continue reading
Posted Feb 11, 2014 at miles beyond the moon
Where I live in Seattle we don't get much real winter weather. But I have been watching the snow and blustery weather going on in the rest of the country and remembering the winters I used to know growing up in northern Minnesota. And even though it was frequently cold... Continue reading
Posted Jan 16, 2014 at miles beyond the moon
I love this time of the year. A whole new year stretches out before us with all kinds of possibilities. Today I've been doing some digital art journaling. The Art Journal Caravan is getting ready to embark on it's final journey - kind of bittersweet. I know Tangie will have... Continue reading
Posted Jan 1, 2014 at miles beyond the moon
More black and white image play with the photos from Marie's workshop. I never realized I could become such a big fan of b&w. :-) A bit of creative play. Rainwashed. At the Bechtler Museum of Modern Art. Continue reading
Posted Nov 10, 2013 at miles beyond the moon
I'm recently back from a Fine Art Creative Black and White Photography and Photoshop workshop in Charlotte, North Carolina with Marie Otero. The workshop was a mix of morning photo walkabouts in the city and afternoon sessions of playing in Photoshop - exploring many techniques to process our photos into... Continue reading
Posted Nov 8, 2013 at miles beyond the moon
Thank you, Trudi for coming up with this fun idea!
Toggle Commented Oct 25, 2013 on Sisters With Attitude at miles beyond the moon
I am so excited to be part of a Sisters With Attitude - a mixed media collaboration by the members of the Tumble Fish Studio Creative Team. This project was the brainchild of the amazing Trudi Sissons of Two Dresses Studio. We all had the chance to play with a... Continue reading
Posted Oct 16, 2013 at miles beyond the moon
Love the re-design. Now I know just how to find you in all of your new hang-outs :-)
Toggle Commented Jun 4, 2013 on Tidy up and Make Over at Vintage Findings
Wow! Proof to me that I should save those shots I think are not worth much. Look at the beauty you've made out of this!
Toggle Commented Jun 4, 2013 on The End of The Tulips at Vintage Findings
I need to get in the habit of checking in with your at facebook. It is not on my regular list of spots to visit. I used to enjoy sitting down with Flickr and catching up with what you've been up to, but it is not as comfy there as it used to be. I need to find a new rhythm...
Toggle Commented May 23, 2013 on What's New ~ at Vintage Findings
Seeing the mustard in bloom brings back memories of our road trip to the wine country last year. Happy memories :-)
Toggle Commented May 23, 2013 on Wild Mustard at Vintage Findings
cute toes!
Toggle Commented May 9, 2013 on Happy Birthday, Mom at Vintage Findings
dandelions and fireflies :-)
Toggle Commented May 9, 2013 on A Little Lensbaby Fun at Vintage Findings
I am looking forward to making a mess tomorrow too! I have to fit in a dentist and hair appointment, but I won't let that stop me!
Toggle Commented May 9, 2013 on I Need To Make a Mess! at Vintage Findings
Oooh...Experimental Tuesday. Will this be a new series? I think this really has potential - love the playful, painted look.
Toggle Commented May 9, 2013 on A Lemon at Vintage Findings
You did such a great job with all of these skies, Karen - it is hard to choose a favorite. These are a wonderful exploration of the quality of the light as much as they are about your walk through the city.
Toggle Commented May 9, 2013 on A Quick Little Tour at Vintage Findings
What an absolutely perfect quote for this image.
Toggle Commented Apr 28, 2013 on She Turned ~ at Vintage Findings