Collage Bouquets

You know when you're having a hard day and feel like you deserve a bouquet of flowers? This is my frugal collage version of a treat...

Food Nostalgia

There's just something about certain foods that brings on a very tender nostalgia. A food that reminds you of a grandparent, maybe, or a...

A Little Garden Tour: Succulents

I recently got a new phone with an excellent camera, and it's inspired me to take beauty shots of my plants. Since they play a big role...

Sketchbook As Therapy

I often turn to my sketchbook when I'm having a hard day. On those days, I generally start with the words and see what unfolds. Not only...

Art Dates

While Maria and I have been regularly talking about our art practices for a year and a half, we just recently started meeting up for art...

Cats!

I have a love/hate relationship with Instagram. I love seeing what other artists are up to there, and I love connecting with people from...

Paper Love

There's just something about paper. It's cheap, it's accessible, it's all around us...and full of possibilities. It's a completely...

My colors

When Maria and I talk about what we're working on, we often talk about our color palettes. Those colors look like yours, I might say to...

A Beautiful Mess

Above, left and right: our printed papers and fabrics Above, center: a sketchbook page that I printed over Last week, I went over to my...

Getting Out of the Sketchbook, Part 2

My piece on this wood panel is very similar to what I've been doing in my sketchbook. I actually started playing with the idea in my...

Getting Out of the Sketchbook, Part 1

My time has been scattered lately, as summer time often is. Working in my sketchbook is a practice that can adjust easily to my time and...

A Good Idea

One of the things that I love about having my own business is deciding what I get to do. I really enjoy hearing about custom...

Finding Ease

I've gotten to a place in several aspects of my life where I've found ease. It's like my body got tired of fighting itself and it found a...

Something Fun

I've been a part of the Bennington Farmers' Market for over ten years. This summer, I made the hard decision not to return as a full time...

A Sketchbook Tour

I always enjoy seeing artists' sketchbooks. They feel alive with spontaneous marks and experiments. They're a little window into the...

Inheriting the Weeds

When we bought our new house, we of course focused on all the best parts (and it is not lacking!). One of those things is the gardens....

Expanding My View

Until I moved, I didn't realize how limited I felt in my old house. We lived in a very beautiful spot, in a very nice house. But now I...

How to Collage a Dragon

As I think about how to teach certain aspects of collage, I've been breaking down my methods so I can explain them to others. This works...

In the Midst

My house in still in the midst of the upheaval that is our upcoming move. The new house officially belongs to us, as of last Thursday....

A Rescue and Loss

I'm happy to see that my little rabbit's foot fern is thriving with proper water and sun in my bathroom. The new furry frond is a welcome...

 

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