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5 kids that helped me become creative and a husband who is extremely longsuffering.
Interests: calligraphy, james taylor, art, rob bell, paul simon, jars of clay, dave matthews, collaging, old bookstores, old libraries, my favorite bible history person, japanese craft books, quilts, beatles, zakka, reading, writing, sewing, vintage, authors, alphonse mucha, eugene peterson, starbucks, wizard of oz, fabric, old movies, antique stores, elijah, david crowder, barnes and noble, japanese craft, crazy quilting, old childrens illustrators, story-telling in, for music jesse penn-lewis, oswald chambers, china inland missions
Recent Activity
Most Mondays until Labor Day, inclusive, I will be doing the St. Germain Flea Market. May 30- St. Germain Flea Market first one June 4-5 Minocqua Torpey Park June 6 St. Germain Flea Market June 11- St. Germain Walk in the Woods June 13, 20, 27 St. Germain Flea Market... Continue reading
Posted May 21, 2011 at She Brews
I've decided that I probably will stop using Typepad when my subscription runs out. I think they will let me post a re-direct, but if not, I will keep my internet address and it will just go there when you type it in. I will probably set up a new... Continue reading
Posted May 16, 2011 at She Brews
The Study of the Apocalypse. WOW. Actually, its a commentary of the Book of Revelations. The Book of Revelations, otherwise known as The Revelation of Jesus Christ. I never used to worry myself too much about this book, as its... Continue reading
Posted Apr 10, 2011 at thinking
Yesterday was my birthday. You know what that means. Three months into the New Year already. Kind of like Wednesday. I am getting nervous now, because another week is escaping me. I get this "hurry up" feeling by Wednesday.I have goals to reach before June, and the biggest goal I... Continue reading
Posted Mar 30, 2011 at She Brews
Long time since I have checked in. I am not really doing that much interesting things to blog about. I have, however, been doing things......Mikel purchased me an E-reader for my birthday. I did a little research on them, and decided not to spend a lot of money until I... Continue reading
Posted Mar 21, 2011 at She Brews
Probably one of my least favorite things to do as a free lance artist. Getting the paperwork done. I cheered myself up by remembering some of the new things I did last year since these shows were, and when I loaded my Sonic CD media copier, I had fun picking... Continue reading
Posted Feb 12, 2011 at She Brews
Well, its all sitting here. Every time I have to walk by it, something reaches out and grabs me and clings to me until I promise to come back and make it into something. That's how an artist' mind works. You think they are not paying attention, but we really... Continue reading
Posted Jan 22, 2011 at She Brews
Making out my schedule for 2011 as the forms are showing up in my mailbox. I have to wade through some paperwork, but am anxious to start some new work for the new season. I haven't been blogging much because I haven't really been creating. I have been domesticating---and if... Continue reading
Posted Jan 18, 2011 at She Brews
A New Year....the same me.......I'd like to think I have grown some. I'd like to think I have grown from, "thanks for noticing" to "Hey, I have something to contribute, want to see/hear?" This year, thank you very much, I would like my cake and get to eat it, too........ Continue reading
Posted Jan 2, 2011 at She Brews
Too soon old, too late to be a little girl again. Love little girls. Love their giggling, their skipping, their hand-holding, their pretending, their companionship of which none is higher------but now, in 2010, I am so jealous of what they get to wear!!!! Colors, and more colors, and no rules,... Continue reading
Posted Dec 24, 2010 at She Brews
Now that my shows are over for the year, I will be listing various collages on Etsy. If you want prints, just email me, otherwise I will be selling the originals only. I will add a few a day, as time permits. Its best to space them out. I know... Continue reading
Posted Nov 29, 2010 at She Brews
I got an order to make two dozen sock monkey ornaments. I am happy to report that I finished them today. Here is the beginning...... Here is a close up. I draw the design on first and then later add the paint. I thought red was the best color since... Continue reading
Posted Nov 16, 2010 at She Brews
You girls are the best! Thanks for the encouragement and I will see if I can keep making it interesting. Right now my hours at the Christmas Shoppe gobble up much creativity. your friend, Eydie
Toggle Commented Nov 10, 2010 on I Am Still Here at She Brews
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I suppose you are wondering what has happened to me? It would be nice if it was true. Actually, between computer problems and just plain a very busy life, I haven't been able to blog. Pictures from my last show in Menomonee Falls. I have two more shows this year.... Continue reading
Posted Nov 4, 2010 at She Brews
We finished our last Up North craft show. It was the Eagle River CranberryFest. It was very cold on Saturday with intermittent rains. That show always makes us work for our money. Sunday was a little warmer because the sun was out and the wind was gone, but, so were... Continue reading
Posted Oct 3, 2010 at She Brews
I have been incredibly busy. I have tried to prioritize things as much as possible, and unfortunately blogging has been on the lower end of the list. I make most of my income in the summer, and so, I have to give priority to whatever helps fulfill that goal. Now,... Continue reading
Posted Sep 15, 2010 at She Brews
These were a couple of long and narrow canvas's I purchased at Hobby Lobby. I painted them with black and white. I have difficulty figuring out color with black and white photos...... I like this style a lot, but I am not doing that many shows up north any more,... Continue reading
Posted Aug 30, 2010 at She Brews
to summer art shows everywhere.....oh, when will I ever learn, when will I e------ver learn? (Peter, Paul and Mary in the background)........ *sigh* Just got over a 6 shows in eight days run, and Green Lake this last weekend....whew! What a schedule, I am dragging. Got up early and worked... Continue reading
Posted Aug 16, 2010 at She Brews
I just had to take a picture of the sky. It was such a welcome after two weekends in a row of doing shows in the rain.....argh! Of course, my friends thought I was crazy taking pictures of the sky and were wondering about me....but they don't blog and don't... Continue reading
Posted Jul 31, 2010 at She Brews
My painting is developing into something other than I expected. I started out with this collage-y background that I learned from Paulette Insall's online class. But you will see as I progress these images to you, that they are taking on a life of their own. Perhaps that is what... Continue reading
Posted Jul 15, 2010 at She Brews
AND SOME GET RAINED OUT... Packing up at the Phillips show on Sunday. The shower curtains worked for a little while, but the rain just kept coming and coming. Monday it began raining around noon. It really affected sales, and so......disappointed once again. Continue reading
Posted Jul 7, 2010 at She Brews
This is probably my favorite, so far. Something about the mood of it. I saw the huge pine trees right away, when I put the pictures down. I had such a nice background and covered it almost completely with the sky and clouds, but I think that green in the... Continue reading
Posted Jul 3, 2010 at She Brews
You know when the creative juices are running freely? *argh* I have to go to my "real" job in an hour, and I am really pumped about what happened in the studio yesterday. I finished the farm fabric collages, and it gave me such release, that I have been able... Continue reading
Posted Jul 1, 2010 at She Brews
Here is the process: start out with the background and build it. I have an idea, but let it dictate it as I go. I removed some squares that didn't photograph well. I am learning the camera can tell you things you don't see otherwise. I know quilters use it... Continue reading
Posted Jun 30, 2010 at She Brews