Michael James Souvenir

Unexpected gift. Lisa Flowers Ross snagged this for me when she went to the Studio Art Quilt Associates conference in Lincoln, Nebraska. She could not have brought back a better gift.      Michael James gave the keynote speech at the conference.   This gem contains 14 of Michael James’ pieces from his exhibition Ambiguity and Enigma,

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Geeking Out with Series

In 2016 I took some risks. I enrolled in a workshop that introduced me to painted paper collage and I began working in a new medium. I have to smile thinking about it. I can work out compositions more quickly and experiment more easily. I also created my first online course, Working In a Series

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A Break for Spring

You don’t always get what has been promised. Sometimes you simply have to wait a wee bit longer.

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Back to Peter

This painting, Tilted Square by Peter Hedegaard (1929-2008), inspired me to create a group board on Pinterest, Abstract Geometric Art. I invited my artist friends that are also attracted to simplicity to join in the fun.

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Ripples

It is inspiring to learn that you have inspired others.

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Investing in Yourself

Would you bet on yourself? I did. I submitted a proposal to the Alexa Rose Foundation for an art grant. I asked for the world.

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Raiding My Bookmark Bar

In the morning I’ll be off to Portland, OR for a gathering of fellow SAQA members, the Fiberlandia conference. Surrounding myself with fellow creatives will surely put petrol in my engine. 

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4 Probing Questions for the International Blog Hop

What am I working on? My thumb surgery in November has pushed me into working with straight lines.

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a wish

I simply adore this beautiful print, Snow Path by Giuliana Lazzerini, which Lisa Flowers Ross gifted me for Christmas.   A new year is like a field of freshly fallen snow or a clean sheet of notebook paper. Everything is new again. January always fills me with hope and optimism. I will take this week to look

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Inspiration: A delicious trio of Danish legends

I need to borrow the Tardis from Dr. Who to go back in time to see this show, Trio, which the Rocket Gallery put together in 2010. Shall I pick you up on the way?

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