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i was added to a group.. a german group of “artists for peace” .. – on facebook. my first contribution is.. called “Peace” .. and i used an old technique for creating it.. 34 more words

As the Muse Turns

Summer Art Challenge Days 23-29 — making art (of some kind) every day!

The impulse to create is a funny thing. It doesn’t confine itself to neat boundaries of expression. 226 more words


Fabric Sculpture.

Having grown up in the woods of Connecticut, bird stories in my family abound.  There was once a woodpecker that confused my grandparent’s aluminum siding with wood, and hammered away at it (loudly) every morning at dawn for weeks.  1,187 more words

Book Review

Speaking out of turn (by Olga Norris)

I, like Nature, abhor a vacuum, so, even tho’ ’tis not my turn, I am adding a small post here while we catch up with the schedule. 250 more words

Art Ideas

Amazing Realism...

I have to admit, I am blown away by people who do photorealistic work. I like it even better when the artist “pulls back the curtain” and makes a video to show is how it’s done. 29 more words


Exploring Image Transfers.

One of my creative goals for 2014 is to take more art classes, and explore new mediums. I spotted a class at the San Francisco Center for the Book which featured image transfer techniques taught by Courtney Cerruti. 1,490 more words

Book Review

Fiddling with Green

Summer Drawing Challenge Day 3

I’ve been experimenting with markers for a little while, gradually slipping down the proverbial slope. It started with three grey Prismacolor markers I got to experiment with values, and ended up using to colour my… 393 more words