Denim – What Can I Make of This?

I have a lot of hoarded art supplies – things I’ve gathered thinking, “I can make something of this,” but I don’t.  I just squirrel it away and know that it’s there taking up space.  Last year was particularly bad because I was doing a lot of “nature” and “recycle” crafting for a fair so I started saving cans, cereal …

Crowing

I’ve been dabbling with the crow theme for a month or so now. No reason. I just wanted to do something… different but consistent. Give me a theme and I’ll run wild with it. Make me pick between a few different themes and I sit there like a sack of potatoes. Why crows? Why not? They speak to me. And …

Thinking About Creating Books

The ones I’m often drawn to in shops are the How-Tos: • How to be happy • Ideas for creating • Conversational sparks • Tips for success Why not create my own? Why not indeed. I could sell them on Lulu, use them as incentives (not that I really crave the idea of subscribers), give them as gifts… Why shouldn’t …

Look What I Have Cleaned!!

My studio. :)) For a long time I wouldn’t even call it that because clearly it was not. There was no room for work, let alone finding materials. It had become a dumping ground. I’m going to have to work very hard at not letting that happen again (it will). I changed the position of the table from against long …

I Want to Be More Artist-y

Totally scored today.  I didn’t even know there was a book that came out after the 5 behemoths I’d devoured from her Highlander series. Scored a hardcover edition of Diana Gabaldon’s “Written In My Own Heart’s Blood” for only $2 at the hospital today. mmmmmmm… brain candy. Waiting… In 35 minutes I’ll saunter back to the chemo ward for treatment. …