"People see what they want to see. And in most cases, what they are told to see." - The Night Circus. This piece was so much fun to create! My friend, Miranda, challenged me to make something using her image of a tight rope walker. I had some circus ephemera laying around and had been looking … Continue reading Night Circus
My newest completed piece: Follow Your Bliss - Dive Deep. This is my first time working mixed media on canvas instead of paper and I really enjoyed it. I'll definitely be doing a few more like this. Working on a larger area was different and presented new challenges. The only real downside is I can't … Continue reading Dive Deep
For the past three weeks I've been preping like crazy, getting ready for my first public exhibition! My work will be on display at the Snoqualmie City Hall for the summer. I'm excited, nervous and a little frazzled, but so thankful to have this experience. Here are a few of the pieces I'll be showing. I … Continue reading Almost Ready: City Hall Exhibition
My journal is now complete. Totally finished. It's a bittersweet feeling, but I have to say, I'm glad it ended on this note. One of my favorite pages in my journal is the one here, on the left side of the image. It's titled, "Good Friends Feed Your Soul." It was a lot of … Continue reading To Horn In Or Not?
Yesterday was my friend's penultimate birthday before she joins the 30-and-over crowd. Everyone has an opinion about the annual tradition of recognizing your own birth. Some trumpet the celebration of life; others dread the inevitable encroachment of "old age". Most of us likely fall somewhere in between. I find that as I write more and more death announcements (part … Continue reading Happy Birthday, Miranda!
The finished product of my work in progress: Realize Your Freedom. I never imagined that the collage I started with would end up as this, and I love it.