Tag Archives: Squidoo

Use a Book to Make Purse: Especially If You Don’t Like the Book

My friend Jan recently attended the One of a Kind Show in Toronto, where a mutual friend, Laurie Skantzos, has a booth displaying her paintings (see more on her website). Jan mentioned some purses made from book covers, which really piqued my … Continue reading

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Verbal Gumption

I have been in Winnipeg for a few days, celebrating Christmas with my husband’s family. I was determined to just let the blog alone for the duration, but then I read my email and discovered a free ebook from Seth … Continue reading

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Sharon Cummings Speaks Abstract

That is her language. Can you “hear” it? If you study her paintings, I have a feeling you will either love them, or hate them. I, for one, think they are fabulous. Sharon is quite capable of creating a representational … Continue reading

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Color Surrounds Us

I have been mixing and painting many little color samples to put on charts, as I work through Judy Coates Perez’s color theory course. The charts are lined up like tiny cardboard quilts. Or small maps leading me to different … Continue reading

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Primordial Ideas and Deeper Mysteries

Judy Coates Perez has been mentioned in my blog a number of times. I appreciate her creative talents, her energy, and her generous spirit. So I bought one of her DVDs during the Christmas season as a gift to myself, … Continue reading

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Tyrrell Is Good at Making a Mark

Katherine Tyrrell from London, England, is a very prolific writer. No matter which of her various sites you visit, you will be deluged with information~good information. Katherine obviously likes to do research and is not afraid to express opinions or … Continue reading

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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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