Breathe Deep the Aroma of a New Day

I had fun making this piece, challenging myself to lean a bit to the abstract, with slightly wonky proportions.  I aim to continue to do a series of still life pieces. I started, as one must, with building a background. … Continued

Musical Easels – an intro to mixed media

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I recently taught a “Musical Canvas” introduction to mixed media art workshop.  In it, we try out many basic techniques of mixed media, and switch canvases at each one.  By the time we were done, everyone had worked at least … Continued

Painted Purse Tutorial

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I love the practical expression of art in painted handbags.  A well made, leather bag with lots of organization is hard to beat on the practical front, but lacking in interest and personality in the area of self expression.  A … Continued