1. From Time To Time

    From Time To Time

    From time to time I get the chance to do something other than work with words and photos and the ephemera of life. I recently enrolled in an online painting class led by Lisa Congdon and Mati McDonough called Get Your Paint On. We're in week two and... Read More

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  2. Process.

    Process.

    One of the things you will find as you read through my new book is a collection of canvases that open each chapter. While I was working on them early last year I took some photos of the process so I could share how they all came together. I started ... Read More

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  3. go

    go

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  4. Christmas Art Journal Days 8 + 9

    Just catching up with the days I missed last week. A simple one and then one that is a little less restrained. Created the photo gathering in Photoshop and then printed it all out together. Decorative tape at the top and bottom from Heidi Swapp. Alph... Read More

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  5. Christmas Art Journal Day 16

    Just a few things I am grateful for this holiday season. Especially grateful for cool art pieces that Simon brings home from school. This is my favorite from the last week. A snowman. In a snowstorm. I love it. And it made the perfect foundation for th... Read More

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  6. I found it (see post below)!

    I figured I was up so I might as well play. Decided to just start with today and then try to play with the other days as I go along when I have a chance. Today we were told to keep it simple. Since I haven't done an entry for a week I went a bit mor... Read More

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  7. Christmas Art Journal Day 7

    Thought about this one as I went about my day...kept coming back to the idea of a simple Christmas. In all aspects I want it to  be simple. Simple, loving gifts. Simple meal. Simply us together. I think I must just be really hungry for that right now. ... Read More

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  8. Christmas Art Journal Day 6

    Playing around with ideas from yesterday and today and how much I love the twinkle of holiday lights. It is one of my very favorite things. The journaling (printed on a transparency) says: this is what I love.this is what I remember. this is what I th... Read More

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  9. Christmas Art Journal Day 5

    Here's the info on this page: Took a photo of our Advent calendar and printed it directly onto white cardstock (I use a wide-format printed: Epson 1280). For the snowflake accent I used a Heidi Swapp mask - painting white right over the top onto a tran... Read More

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  10. Christmas Art Journal Day 4

    One of my favorite products of the season are the Christmas ornaments from Basic Grey. You punch out a bunch of circles (that are already scored), glue them together, and you have these fabulous little ornaments. I put some together yesterday and got ... Read More

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  11. Christmas Art Journal Day Three

    First off, I want snow! Talked to my brother and sister-in-law last night (in Tacoma, WA) and they told me it snowed about 4 inches there yesterday. Tracy Kyle emailed me that she had snow too in BC. I want snow. And not just a little bit. I want a ton... Read More

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