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Collage and The Terrible, No Good Art Block

Hello again! I’m back for Glue it Tuesday with a collage that’s been coming together on my desk for the past couple of weeks. I took the cover of one of our weekly newspapers and have been cutting all of the solid bits out of it and sticking a few pieces down here and there. […]

Link Love

Happy Monday! Last week was a quiet one, and my sketchbooks were left untouched. I’m on a quest to make sure my sketchbooks feel the love again this week. I’m also joining in Tammy’s mission to share the link love at Daisy Yellow. I’ve found loads of inspiration to start off the week, and now […]

Link Love // Shadows and Patterns #1

I’m hoping that soon Portland will be getting enough sun for me to make a small series of photographs of shadows and patterns. These are from a couple of weekends ago when the weather was warm, and I was taking some walks through the neighborhood. The sky here is flat gray a lot of the […]

Finding Magic

Sometimes a few days can pass by, one day blending into the next. Nothing special, nothing to recall. And then sometimes, something magic will happen. If you’re lucky, you’ll notice it. If you’re smart, you’ll capture it as a reminder that beauty is always just around the corner. This was what was waiting for me […]

Mid-Weeks Links: Artist Pick-Me-Ups

My artist ego has been taking a self-inflicted beating this week. As I’ve been working more steadily in my sketchbook, the resistance has been setting in. Procrastination, avoidance, excuses, hesitation, doubting and excessive Facebook checking have all been in heavy rotation this last week. In an effort to get me out of my slump and […]

Mid-Week Links: Pattern/Textile Design

01. The Design Center tumblr: Wow! This is a stunning collection of vintage textiles. There is so much inspiration in these swatches. Some of my recent favorites. 02. New Pattern by Eeli-Ethel Polli: The colors in this pattern are so happy. 03. Lourdes Sanchez: I was fortunate to find this artist/textile designer through what at […]

Mid-Week Links

01. Art is my religion by Susannah Conway: When I read this post I thought, yes, yes, yes! I literally cried in front of paintings at MOMA. 02. Little Scraps of Paper: “A series of short documentary films about how creative people develop ideas and thoughts and what they keep them in.” I found these […]