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Monthly Archives: July 2011

New York in the summertime was hot, hot, hot, but all I can say is WOW!  I had the best time!  I spent some time with friends Kristin, Deborah, Natalya and Vivien… catching up, eating good food, talking about art, meeting new people and touring the sights.    My mind is swirling with new ideas […]

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I’ll be leaving tomorrow to join a group of fellow fiber artists who blog in New York!  I’m thrilled!  It will be a whirlwind trip I’m sure and I plan to get very little sleep… something’s gotta go… but hey, a girl’s gotta do what she’s gotta do!  Just think, no kids, very little housework […]

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A few of you may remember this project started a while ago… we added a deck to the back of our house.  WE didn’t actually do the work, or at least not the bulk of it, thankfully we have George.  Everybody should have a George.  Oh and also Alex.  Yay Alex!  Anyway, they were the […]

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Posting on a Saturday?  I know, right?  You guys rock… I have the best readers!  I’ve been posting sporadically this summer, but you don’t mind… you still comment and ask me questions!  Today’s post is in response to Linda’s question about how I like sewing while standing up.  I love it!  I started years ago […]

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“I don’t understand why studying under someone for a long time is a problem. It’s the journey that is important… not the outcome. Surely in many other disciplines having a “guru” is smiled upon, almost required. If we are to view art as a path to self-discovery and are mindful of that as we approach […]

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Here’s the latest video from my color teacher Dick Nelson.  This on is on arrays.  Enjoy! Color Arrays from Richard (Dick) Nelson on Vimeo.

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Just a quick note to show you that I’m alive and well.  We are spending as much time as we can outdoors and my mantra with this blog has become “I”ll post when I can… otherwise I’m not going to stress over it.”  You understand, don’t you? Right here, right now I’m: Enjoying the summer […]

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My color teacher Dick Nelson made this video explaining very visually the concepts of tone, tint and shade.  Never again will you be confused!  This should be required watching material for anybody taking a color class.  Thanks Dick!  Enjoy! 3D Colorwheel from Richard (Dick) Nelson on Vimeo.

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