Category Archives: Art

Another VAM Challenge

At the beginning of July Visions Art Museum presented another member challenge from Marty Ornish, this time Marty challenged us to make buntings. I’ve wanted to make something special for our front porch and this was the perfect prompt, though … Continue reading

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Altered State

We live in a state that is sadly very much on fire. I have family and friends who have lost everything in past fires. It’s the one time I appreciate that I live in a built up area of the … Continue reading

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Projects & New Lessons

I’m happy to say I have a few new lessons and a new course on Curious.com and will be adding more soon. About Curious.com…“Curious is an innovative and engaging marketplace that connects lifelong learners with exceptional teachers from around the … Continue reading

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Grandscape

Just revisiting an old miniature art quilt. I love how the sunlight seems to break over the mesa.    

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Free-motion and painting videos!

I have published a couple new YouTube videos. One is free-motion quilting a simple tree and the newest is a mini painted landscape (from previous post) that will be stitched in a later video or two. If you take the … Continue reading

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The All White Landscape

As I mentioned in my last post, I’m making a series of lessons showing how I make different elements for a mini fabric landscapes. What I neglected to mention is that I would be starting with white fabric (Thank you, … Continue reading

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Harvest Art

Still waiting for Fall after the 90° Thanksgiving and realizing December is almost here! This turkey was created for my grandnieces (7 and 6) who had a good time coloring them during our Thanksgiving family gathering. I gave them each … Continue reading

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Nature and Art

I think all the rain has really caused Spring to SPRING around here. I’m finding all kinds of things to photograph on my walks… nature that has or will spark a work of art. Early yesterday I fished a tiny … Continue reading

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Taking a walk…

One of my “kids” had an appointment and the other was going to the zoo to take photographs so I tagged along. I walked through Balboa Park which is where our world famous zoo is, stopping at the reflecting pond, … Continue reading

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Spring Surprises

We’ve lived in our house for over thirty years and though there have plenty of alligator lizard sightings this is the first year we have spotted them copulating – three pairs in two day! It looks like quite a violent … Continue reading

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