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LOOK AT THE HAND . Journal .

This is my hand. It is a symbol of my passions, the loves-of-my-life:   music, writing, my completed genealogy volumes, flowers,painting, of my aging (better than the alternative!) 245 more words

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beauty in the rain

“Everyone wants happiness, no one wants pain. But you can’t make a rainbow without a little rain”…

Too Many Stories

Sometimes I feel like writing fiction. Something inside of me wants to tell a story. I’ll begin and then quit, swearing that the process is too painful to endure. 44 more words


Smash Books

I have been doing lots of restocking on smash books lately, and thought I would share some of them with you.  Here is a batch that I made for a local shop, … 190 more words


Fashion in summer style

Francis Bacon, British surrealistic painter said: “fashion is the attempt to realize art in living forms”. Well wouldn’t it be great to realize all our canvases in 3D as dresses, hats, pants, bags or whatever? 198 more words

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Art journal photos

Although it has been awhile since I shared any art journal photos, I have been fitting in as much time as I can to do more.   244 more words

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Faces for the Art Journal workshop

Last week I taught a workshop at Studio 13 on creating a face for the art journal.  We talked about how the goal is expression, not realism.  227 more words