Category Archives: Paper

My main art material.

A Sample

This is the “sample” I am creating for my Open Book workshop. It is a triptych, painted, collaged and now ready to accept found objects, more paint, text, and whatever else I decide it needs. I photographed it out on … Continue reading

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Dream Class

. A very good case is made for assembling a dream team in “Making Your Dreams Come True,” by Marcia Weider: You want to simplify the journey to having your dream . . . . If you’re part of a … Continue reading

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Broken

This is my entry for the 2011 Grand National Quilt Show, that will take place in The Joseph Schneider Haus in Kitchener, from May 15 to September 11, 2011. My paper quilt is called Broken, and is 34″ wide x … Continue reading

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Through the Gate

Whenever I create a few new paintings (4 last week, 3 this week) I end up with a whole raft of digital images. Yum, yum ~ collage goodies to play with. I called the original painting Second Wind: A note … Continue reading

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A New Paint Job

That matte from A Good Fit now has a new paint job. Don’t let the black stitched area behind the matte fool you: it’s part of another project.

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A Good Fit

It seems to me that a stitched painting will be enhanced by a stitched matte. If I stitch it myself, I have so many options for enhancing the matte to be a good fit for the painting. I have painted … Continue reading

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Youth Literacy and Paper Beads

I am creating an art piece for The South Grey Bruce Youth Literacy Council. Artists donate work, and proceeds go towards literacy for youth. Luckily, I was informed that the Council likes to “keep its counsel”  (keep the pieces “under … Continue reading

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Full Fathom Five

My Journal page start has undergone a sea change (full fathom five). I now call it Purple Heart. A brave heart has a spillover effect: in its presence, others find courage, too.

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By the skin of my teeth

I added a journal page to The Sketchbook Challenge for February, today (last day of February). The theme was opposites. My “page” is too late for the prizes, which are drawn randomly ~ presumably before the last day of the … Continue reading

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Finding Your Way ~ Or Not

I finally thought I was getting somewhere with this version (see a selection of the rest of the versions if you care to). Unfortunately, I didn’t stop here. I added another layer and ruined it. That painting has found its way … Continue reading

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