Common Tern

Years ago, I began working on a series that I call, The 20. This centers on the Audubon list of Common Birds in Decline. Because I love birds so much, I decided to highlight these common birds and to give them my voice as an artist. Common Terns are coastal birds whose habitat is being lostContinue reading “Common Tern”

Soy Wax, Paint and Teaching: Craft Napa

I will be teaching, You Can’t Resist This, a soy wax resist and paint class at Craft Napa in coming January 7-9, and I would love for you to join me. In this class we will explore what resists mean, how to layer and build color stories that work with your chosen motifs, and weContinue reading “Soy Wax, Paint and Teaching: Craft Napa”

Plastic paint (I mean acrylic).

I am project surfing to be sure. I am doing a bit of this, some of that, and enjoying myself. As I have said previously, I don’t have a lot of experience with acrylic paint. No problem there, it just leaves the playing field open, allowing me the freedom to try new things. I amContinue reading “Plastic paint (I mean acrylic).”

Gather your Sew-plies, sew where you go.

    I am here at 61 Local, or at least that is what I think the name of this place is. It might be Public House 61. I am unsure. It has free wifi, an offering I will be coming to value. You see, I need to get out of the house. I have beenContinue reading “Gather your Sew-plies, sew where you go.”

Paint, sand, paint.

   I have been feeling creatively stifled, lately. And when I think about what might help move the energy and spark change, painting with acrylics keeps coming up.      I don’t really ‘know’ how to paint with acrylics, which is good, it means the playing field is wide open and I get to make theContinue reading “Paint, sand, paint.”