As I’ve mentioned, this month I’m participating in Inktober, I was sketching from a natural history book but now I’ve switched to doodling, which is an art in itself (I even got a book from the library on doodling).
No, not a typo… today is Canadian Thanksgiving and yes, I’ve been cooking quite a bit today.
This morning at our local coffee shop – the Blue Butterfly Bistro on Main Street - I had an iced pumpkin spice latte and a pumpkin scone.
… I’m likely reading and this week I absolutely cannot put down Age of Innocence by Edith Wharton.
This month in my sketchbook I’m participating in #Inktober. Pretty straightforward, just sketch using ink everyday. I love doing a pencil sketch then inking over it.
I’m not trying to make my blog all about old pieces of work that I’ve done, it just seems that way. Last year a good friend of mine arranged for me to show my work at a shop in Issaquah, WA. I decided to retire a number of woodblocks that I knew I was unlikely to print with again. I framed them using the reverse side of painting boards, simply gluing the block to the frame. I absolutely adored…
Two years ago this month I participated in a challenge to make a print everyday for thirty days. I, of course, chose a pretty time consuming method but I got through the challenge and loved the final results. I thought I’d share some of them again today.
I’ve been sketching along in my little sketchbook along with others following Crystal of Year of Creative Habits…
Today and yesterday I have been watching Lisa Congdon (yay!) present a live class on how to become a working artist.
Yes, once again I’ve been selected to participate in Plush You! the international, juried show of plush. I’ve packaged up my pieces and popped them in the mail to Schmancy in Seattle. Here they are!
I’m really pleased with all three pieces. My only disappointment is not being able to be in Seattle for the show. It is always lots of fun and Kristen organizes pre- and post-party get…