Tag Archives: Inspiration

Angel Feathers

I love making art and I love writing, but when I can put the two together, that is pure bliss. I have discovered an app called Steller, which allows me to fully indulge that blissful combination. So far, I have … Continue reading

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A New Direction

This is a wonderful story of how inspiration takes an artist, in this case Toni Cavelti,  in a new direction. Wire sculpture in plexiglass box  ~ by Toni Cavelti Barcelona Media Design has actually produced 12 conversations about creativity in … Continue reading

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Direct the Torch of Your Imagination

If you are NOT subscribed to Robert Genn‘s The Painter’s Keys, I think you are missing a lot. I have been receiving these letters for a number of years, and they provide much inspiration, as well as valuable teaching tips … Continue reading

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Art Books That Give You the Tools and Impetus to Create Meaningful Art

Last night I got home from work and found a BIG box from Amazon sitting on the inside step. My heart performed a little leap. I waited until supper was done, made myself a soy chai latte, and sat down … Continue reading

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Paramour

You know that feeling of being so full of emotions that you are going to burst if you don’t give it an outlet? It’s being close to tears and laughter at the same time. It’s having an elevated sense of … Continue reading

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Rosalie Dace Asks, “Are We There Yet?”

Rosalie Dace taught Art and English at the high school, college and university levels in South Africa, before becoming a full time quilt maker and teacher. I first became aware of her phenomenal work in Quilting Arts Magazine, Issue 23, … Continue reading

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The L-A-B Arrives by Mail to Me

This week I received a package in the mail from Dayna Collins of Alley Art Studio. The package contained my little art buddy (LAB). I have not named the LAB yet, nor decided on gender. Here is my challenge: 1) … Continue reading

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Such Wild Love

Mary Oliver, in her inimitable way, admits to emotions of wild love towards the sun: and have you ever felt for anything such wild love– do you think there is anywhere, in any language, a word billowing enough for the … Continue reading

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Jill Bolte Taylor

I watched the amazing talk by Jill Bolte Taylor : My Stroke of Insight, on TED, Ideas worth spreading and was profoundly moved. “We have the power to choose, moment by moment, who and how we want to be in … Continue reading

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Three DYNAMIC women . . .wait, make that four!

I recently viewed a thrilling example of synchronicity, on Bonnie McCaffery’s site, that produced a stunning, award winning quilt! First of all, let me say that Bonnie’s contribution to the quilting community is immense. Just watch a few of her … Continue reading

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