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I find it interesting that in the week I announce my class to you all, the New Yorker comes  to my house and on the cover is a winter scene that utilizes irregular sized and shaped elements to create an interesting foreground to the composition.  Clearly, there are differences between an illustration and a quilt, […]

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My work in the studio today has got me thinking of layers.  Look between things, or past something and you begin to notice the layers of complexity held within.  Part of me loves investigating… studying… contemplating.  That’s the mood I’m in today.  By chance, layers are getting the attention of another artist – Uta Lenk. […]

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I have on my mind the moon and the stars.  Working into the night last night, things were barely clicking along… the image in my head was not appearing before me.  Suddenly, with time running out and my mind in a panic,  I had a glimpse of insight, a small vision into the in-between that […]

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Sunday morning around here often involves heart-shaped waffles and strawberries.  It’s a favored ritual.   I’m treating myself to a little gazing at images from Rex Ray (especially the wood panel stuff), Baratta Design, and this one by Andreas Gursky.  Getting inspired to start something new this week! *** For those of you who are […]

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Oh fabric, I’m sooo terribly sorry.  I’ve neglected you, tossed you aside, piled you up without regard to color, fold or cut.  You’ve sat quietly, patiently this summer on those shelves, waiting for me to pick you up and use you.  You’ve watched as I’ve played with your cousins, the samples, and the linen, and […]

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The kids and I have been tromping around in the woods lately.  It gives them a chance to run around and explore, and it gives me the chance to take a few more pictures.  Lately I’ve been noticing leaf-litter.  More than likely it’s because I’ve been hanging my head.  Why do people do that?  Our […]

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