Inspiration and Mental Process

Since I’ve been a bit under the weather, and not feeling like actual creating anything, I’ve spent quite a bit of time between napping and watching TV, thinking about this new piece. Inspiration, the mental process, and what actually ends up, is really pretty interesting.

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On The Floor

I  have a really bad habit of floor filing. I’ve done this in almost every office job I had. It seems like if I put the papers and books on a shelf, I’d forget all about them. So I still floor file. Here is what is on my floor today.

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Let the sun in and map quilts

Not much art around here yet. This past week my new windows in my studio were installed. I’ve been so looking forward to them to provide insulation, and now I can see and let the sun in! I was excited for them to finally be installed but it involved moving around my studio again. Here…

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Just a little progress

In the last post I told you about the temperature wall hanging I’ve started. Well, it’s kind of slow going. One reason is because I am getting new windows for my studio. The window guys had to come out and measure inside, which involved me moving both tables and lots of stuff. Well, while I…

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Ukraine Spotlight Auction Quilt

The SAQA Spotlight Auction is coming up soon, and I thought I’d like to donate a quilt for this event. The size for these quilts is  6 x 8 inches, which would be easy for me to finish. They will be displayed in mats with a 4.5″ x 6.5” opening,  and placed in clear cellophane…

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Stages of the Art Process

My newest art piece, Buttoned Up & Hanging On, has been accepted in the Art Council of Southwestern Indiana Art Noir 2022 show. I’m pretty excited because even though my art was in several shows last year, this is the first juried show! That means it was accepted, while some others weren’t. I thought it…

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Looking Back – 2021

It’s that time to look back on this year. Check out link above pictures for blog posts. January Loved making the embellishments, but also participating in the Violet Project was fun and an important action. February I made a cat cube for Molly. She wasn’t interested. However, Ally loves it and spends a lot of…

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