Monthly Archives: August 2008

Capturing an image

It’s the last day before September, the month that has always felt like the beginning of a new year for me.  Many years of schooling, and then teaching, have ensured that my emotional New Year’s Day is the first day … Continue reading

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A different light

There is geometry in the humming of the strings, there is music in the spacing of the spheres.  ~Pythagoras I went shopping in Vancouver yesterday, with my husband and sister, and ended up taking many pictures in a shop that … Continue reading

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Artistic vision

  I’m visiting family, in British Columbia, and also managing to get in a little art creation. The last few months I have been working (playing?) very intensely in my studio to get ready for a solo show, so I … Continue reading

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Find patterns EVERYWHERE 2

On a previous post, I showed a design that I created from a digital pic of ice on the table on our front porch. I use Photoshop Elements because it is easy, fun, affordable, and meets my current needs. I … Continue reading

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And Now For Something Completely Different

Isn’t it wonderful when a new piece of art work completely surprises you? When you step back and say “Huh?” I admit that using “Huh” does nothing to elevate my thought processes, but it is more honest than saying I … Continue reading

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Wowee, Zowee: More Paper Quilts!

I might have mentioned previously that paper quilting is quite addictive. When Kelli Nina Perkins first caught the bug, she said, “I couldn’t stop making these crazy things! ” If you had the results Kelli has, why would you stop? … Continue reading

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My new header, and giving myself another A

I have an interesting floor in my studio. After putting down the sub-floor, we decided to make it our main floor and simply painted it a flat gray. Then my husband challenged me to just go for it, to paint … Continue reading

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A Labor of Love

I have a very supportive and generous husband, Ted, my resident patron of the arts (patron of my art, to be exact). The hallway floor just outside my studio needed to be redone, so we bought some plain square tiles. … Continue reading

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Another Revelation . . .

Just the other day I posted a new piece of work. I commented that I wasn’t sure if it was finished. Today, I went to the edge of the abyss, as Carla O’Connor would say: I completely covered one side … Continue reading

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In Love With Leonard

My son was lucky enough to get tickets to the Leonard Cohen concert when Cohen came to Kitchener this June. The man is more than a legend. As Robert Reid wrote, for the Kitchener Record, “[H}is charisma is not the … Continue reading

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