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Birds, Bees & Blossoms

ArtPrize 8 is right around the corner and I am very pleased to say I, with Russell’s help, have just installed my entry at the Holiday Inn Grand Rapids Downtown. Birds, Bees & Blossoms features whimsical birds conversing, while bees … Continue reading

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More … Bee Cause

Last February/March, I began thinking about what I wanted to create for ArtPrize this year. For me, my creative process begins with a thought which my mind looks at, stretches and pulls in many different directions.  To help reign in … Continue reading

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Paint Cut Glaze Paint Draw

 Prior to the NoBo First Friday show (in the usual creative frenzy of thinking I will get even more accomplished before the show), I began nine more bluebirds for 5×7 paintings.  I finished my first one last night!  A section … Continue reading

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NoBo First Friday Show

Tweet tweet! Twitter? No. Bluebirds? Yes! Spring is right around the corner and my mind goes to spring! The thought of warm breezes and the sounds of birds chirping away! In preparation for the NoBo First Friday Show tomorrow night, … Continue reading

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The Gypsy Cart of Art and More

I hope you are enjoying your summer!  With the warm temperatures and cooling nights, my summer is very enjoyable.  Much art activity has gone on during the past three months. Three times now, the gypsy cart of art has made … Continue reading

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Mail Art entry 12!

Cut, sew, draw and repeat … Stage 1 of front:  I sewed the little orange ribbon on, the little butterfly cut-out, and then drew the rest with the addresses and stamp.  Still seemed ho-hum … For the flip side I … Continue reading

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Mail Art entry 11!

Inspiration once again came from the stamp and wanting to play with black and white gouache .  For this piece, I began with a piece of cardboard from a sheet set that had printing on one side and blank white … Continue reading

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Mail Art 10!

With yesterday officially being day 3 of Spring and knowing white snow surrounded me, my psyche ached for spring flowers and color.When working on this envelope, this landscape composition extended from the stamp, which is rather ironic when looking at … Continue reading

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Mail Art entry 9!

Last night after dinner, I sat in a chair to watch Neil Young’s Journey.  As the movie began, I found I just couldn’t sit there without doing something.  So I ran to my office and grabbed an envelope, to the … Continue reading

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Mail Art entry 7!

I love color!  I’ve accumulated various paint chips over time, in trying to decide various colors for different rooms in our home.  Over the weekend, a local store offered a free quart of paint to try out their new brand.  … Continue reading

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