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Saturday, May 31, 2008

I do have two cats...

Baby Cakes seems to always be doing something cute when
I have the camera, but the other day Fuzzy Bucket really outdid herself
(which is saying something!)
I came into the bathroom and Fuzz was under the rug

I waited for her to come out, but she did not so I took another picture of her under the rug

And then I almost missed her making her escape.

Jan Phillips is my Mentor

Jan Phillips is my mentor. We have drifted out of communication and when I went looking for her, I found the following, a recitation of her Artist's Creed. Please listen and enjoy


Thursday, May 29, 2008

Moving On

Now that my relief printing class is over, I have several projects that need completion.
I attended a great workshop given by my friend Pamela, and we wrote cinquain poetry. I offered to make books with the poetry, and two of the attendees accepted. These are the books that I created. They are triangular accordian books, wrapped in wrapped pipe cleaners.

This is the book on the left, opened out.



And the book on the right.


Since I have to mail this, I am making
(click here for instructions) or
One is complete, and the other is opened and creased.
Note: legs are Babycakes (see below)

Monday, May 26, 2008

Revised Chine Colle

This is the revised purple chine colle, trimmed and with a wrapped

pipe cleaner added. More additions will be forthcoming


Same for the brown chi chine colle




Friday, May 23, 2008

Ad Free Blog!

I agree with this totally. Can't get the image to work so here is a link Ad Free Blog

Off to see my Mother this weekend, so no posts from me for a while!

Wednesday, May 21, 2008

Here are the final prints from my relief print class. We were working on Chine Colle, but my results were not what I expected. I tried using fabric on all of them, and I think that was part of the problem. I like the process, and will have to work on the fabric angle.
Great class, and I plan to take more classes from Carol Sanchez
Purple Solar Circles

Purple Kanji



Brown Kanji

Red Solar Circles



Red Solar Circles on Dictionary Page

Monday, May 19, 2008

Rainbow Artist's Meeting


I am rejoining a group of artists called Rainbow Artists.
We made collage tonight, and I went totally unprepared! All that I had was a sheet of copy paper, magazine pages and some gloppy Elmer's glue! Not bad for making do!

Tuesday, May 13, 2008

More Prints from Relief Printing Class

Blue Aborigine, I may have forgotten to really ink the blue...
Orange Aboriginie

Red Aborigine


Yellow Black Circles

I am loving this class, next week we are doing Chine Colle. I am ready for that!




Tuesday, May 06, 2008

Next installation of Relief Printing

Blue Circles version 1 and 2
Next week we are doing Japanese wood prints and chine colle. Can't wait.