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Everyone is a moon, and has a dark side which he never shows to anybody. Continue reading
Posted Jul 21, 2014 at My Blog
Yes, I know these are beer commercials. But for some reason, they make me happy. Heinecken isn't my favorite beer, but I do love their commercials. The music is The Golden Age by The Asteroids Galaxy Tour. ( While I might not have any Heinecken, I do have the song.)... Continue reading
Posted Jul 21, 2014 at My Blog
Main Entry: beginning Part of Speech: noun Definition: origin, cause Synonyms: antecedent, birth, conception, egg, embryo, font,fount, fountain, fountainhead, generation, genesis,germ, heart, principle, resource, root, seed, stem, well There isn't really anyway to backtrack through my extended absence; I wouldn't even know where to starts. Besides, really, I don't wish... Continue reading
Posted Jul 21, 2014 at My Blog
Here is look at my room after moving in the furniture yesterday afternoon. The coffee table is going to be painted black. (green & raspberry were great in Maggie's room.) Isn't my sling a lovely blue and grey? Continue reading
Posted Jul 21, 2014 at My Blog
I came across this video on You Tube for creating textured art and really liked what I saw! I decided to give it a try. I'm on this use what I have kick (in part because I am a supply junkie and have ALOT of stuff) and found a jar... Continue reading
Posted Jun 9, 2014 at My Blog
The Yahoo Mini-Books Group I belong to had a swap I participated in with the subject "Things That Fly". Each person was to make a 3x5 tag for all participants and then mail them directly to each participant. I made my tags out of watercolor paper. I coated both sides... Continue reading
Posted Jun 9, 2014 at My Blog
This month the theme for the GPP Crusade is Strip Ease. You can read all about it here. For my contribution I took some printed papers and tore them into strips. I had these hibiscus flowers I had cut out of a piece of scrapbook paper that I wanted to... Continue reading
Posted Jun 9, 2014 at My Blog
Here's a collage I made in Carmen Torbus' Spill It Revisited online class. I used Golden Fluid Acrylics and Golden Gel Matte Medium. It was a great class and I learned so much about fun ways to use acrylic paints! You can check out Carmen's class here. I highly recommend... Continue reading
Posted Jun 9, 2014 at My Blog
Seth at The Altered Page is hosting a collaborative project giving readers of his blog a chance to choose their favorite past blog post on their own blog. His project is to list all those with a link on his blog under Buried Treasure. This isn't his first collaborative project... Continue reading
Posted Jun 9, 2014 at My Blog
Today I'm sharing some art that nature helped me out with. Some photography. I was into photography long before paper arts and journaling took over my life. I'd say it was my first artistic love but really it is nature that inspires it all. So here's some of natures' best... Continue reading
Posted Jun 9, 2014 at My Blog
Blueberries! July in Oregon is all about blueberries! These are all from Anderson Blues in Corvallis Oregon. But they are closed right now waiting for more to ripen. Today I got 10 pounds from Springbank Farms in Lebanon Oregon. Not much compares to a fresh picked blueberry! Yum! We are... Continue reading
Posted Jun 9, 2014 at My Blog
It's been awhile since I posted journal pages so I'll do a little catching up here. Here's a collage I made using photos I took in my yard and my brothers' yard. Also used a pic out of a USPS catalog and photo copied a couple stamps I have from... Continue reading
Posted Jun 9, 2014 at My Blog
Here's a journal page I finished recently using Zentangles and some other stuff. Zentangles or Zendoodles are really good for me to do sometimes when I'm thinking too much. I tend to do that alot and once I start doodling on the page I can get pretty absorbed in it... Continue reading
Posted Jun 9, 2014 at My Blog
Here's a journal page I finished recently using Zentangles and some other stuff. Zentangles or Zendoodles are really good for me to do sometimes when I'm thinking too much. I tend to do that alot and once I start doodling on the page I can get pretty absorbed in it... Continue reading
Posted May 13, 2014 at My Blog
Check out what everyone has been making for their Israel postcards this week by checking out Darcy's blog HERE. Continue reading
Posted May 13, 2014 at My Blog
I love making backgrounds! Sometimes I spend whole art days doing just that! My latest play at that was using watercolors, lots of water, and salt for some really fun effects. This is the paper I was using: And here's some of my results: These two I used rock salt.... Continue reading
Posted May 13, 2014 at My Blog
About time I completed a journal page, wouldn't you say? I've been making backgrounds and gathering "stuff" but not doing alot of finishing lately. I just like making art, sometimes it doesn't even matter to me if I finish it! But then, I need to close out an idea so... Continue reading
Posted May 13, 2014 at My Blog
One of my favorite artists is Nick Bantock. And one of my favorite art books is Urgent 2nd Class by Nick Bantock. An online friend, Catherine, mentioned she was reading the book and we decided to exchange some mail art postcards, therefore having actual mail art as they had to... Continue reading
Posted May 13, 2014 at My Blog
Ths week the challenge on Ky's blog The Gesso-Dragon is "Spooky" and in honor of this time of year she challenges us to make a journal page honoring something we like about it. You can check out the challenge and the blog here. I love Halloween and have alot of... Continue reading
Posted May 13, 2014 at My Blog
It's been cold and wet here in Oregon lately. And very windy! Looks like it is snowing leaves as the wind speeds along the process of the trees shedding their leaves. A friend of mine that is too far away for me to go visit is sick and in the... Continue reading
Posted May 13, 2014 at My Blog
I've been taking part in the FREE class Tam is offering at willowing.ning.com called Art, Heart & Healing. Tam is a wonderful person, I just love her! She is so easy to learn from! And a true joy to watch! Years ago, someone told me I couldn't draw. I think... Continue reading
Posted May 13, 2014 at My Blog
Here's a book I made for my niece for her 8th birthday. I made it with my Zutter Bind-It-All (a nifty toy for adding the coil binding) and it was so fun to get to do such a variety of pages. Take alook at the following variety of pages. Thanks... Continue reading
Posted May 13, 2014 at My Blog
American Life in Poetry: Column 28 A COLUMN TO BE SHARED BY TED KOOSER, U.S. POET LAUREATE Speckled Trout Water-flesh gleamed like mica: orange fins, red flankspots, a char shy as ginseng, found only in spring-flow gaps, the thin clear of faraway creeks no map could name. My cousin showed... Continue reading
Posted Apr 7, 2014 at My Blog
Life is what happens while you were busy making other plans. John Lennon Pain reminds us we are alive. Love reminds us why. Unknown Last night, I lit the fireplace, and lots of candles. The outside temperatures were in the low 40s for the first time this fall. Drizzly rain,... Continue reading
Posted Apr 7, 2014 at My Blog