Thursday, July 30, 2009

Going Face Crazy

Large, small, realistic, abstract, with paint, watercolors, pencils...I'm experimenting with it ALL! Great fun!

Sunday, July 26, 2009

Recent Work

Faces continue to fascinate me... looking for my own "style" with them and exploring many possibilities...

Finished the altered book from online class...

Thursday, July 23, 2009

So Now It's Faces!

They gotta' keep me away from the Internet! I found tutorials on face drawing and I just decided to go for it...and stop saying "I can't..." or "I'm not good at...". It is, you might have noticed, SUMMER. My time to go into warp speed creativity because I can, am rested and want to. So here's a face I'm pretty happy with!

Monday, July 20, 2009

More Pages

The collaged pages obsession continues. No yardwork done. No house cleaning. Just the, sleep, collage. After all, it is summer and I work 10 months of the year to get the gift of a few days of art immersion. It is heavenly.

Saturday, July 18, 2009

Altered Book Pages

Here are a few of my first pages from the online altered book class with Patty Van Dorin:

Some great advice I am trying to practice from Judy Wise and Katie Kendrick is to just START. Get into those materials and go for it. Even they do lots of things they don't care for or put aside or even toss! (Wouldn't I love to dumpster dive at their houses!)

Tuesday, July 14, 2009

Art Classes

Katie Kendrick showing us some of her work before her "Paste It Down, Paint It Up" day long class.

Trying to get a decent picture with Judy Wise!

A sample board from Judy's "Mixed Media With Painting On Plaster" day long class.

More fun pictures coming from my 5 day getaway. Money from the math seminar already spent before I even got the check but the classes were great and I sooooo needed a mini vacation!

Thursday, July 9, 2009


Taking off for a few days of solitary R & R and 2 art classes. Back next week.

Wednesday, July 8, 2009

Beach Walk

Afternoon walk in Ventura. Don't need to say much more...but..."WISH YOU WERE HERE!"...

Thursday, July 2, 2009

Summer Fun

It's started already! Making cards and clipboards with painted and stenciled papers. Great creative fun. I was made for summer...