Category Archives: Workshops

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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A Passionate Exploration

I am teaching two classes this summer: Open Book for the Altered Ego at Wellington County Museum (see page 3 of the brochure) and Stitched Paper Explorations at Southampton Art School & Gallery. I am passionate about working with paper. Its marvellous capacity … Continue reading

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Not a Paper Pad ~ an iPad

I’m having a blast learning how to make art on the iPad, with guidance about how to use this instrument from Jessica Wesolek. Here’s a base made with “pastels.” I added some painted/drawn details, more pastel: It evolved into Approaching … Continue reading

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Join Me For OPEN BOOK At the Wellington County Museum

Join me for my class at the Wellington County Museum ~ July 23-27, 2012 ~ which I titled Open Book for the Altered Ego. Artists are altering everything else these days, so why not the ego? This altered ego will encompass … Continue reading

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Coming Down to Earth

. Of course I HAD to turn my one angel into a host of them . . . . Well, four to be exact (one for each of the four corners). I simply took a photo of the original and played with … Continue reading

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Taking My Own Words to Heart

. I have been working on my Cracked Paper Quilts site. The subtitle is and Other Paper Possibilities, so I am adding my art book pages to it as well. So far, I just updated my gallery for the paper quilts, and tomorrow … Continue reading

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The Class That Keeps Going

. Didn’t I say I had a MAGNIFICENT class? Yes I did, here and here. Well, I have more proof to offer, underscoring that shining fact. Kathleen finished her quilt and sent me this pic: She also created a Cracked … Continue reading

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A Definite Magic

. Day two of my Cracked Paper Quilt class was every bit as amazing as day 1. First of all, quite a few of the participants did homework! Despite challenges with her sewing machine, Candy managed to get a quilt … 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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Desire and Manifestation

  I am leaving tomorrow for Auburn, New York where I am teaching a 2 day workshop on how to make a Cracked Paper Quilt. I will not have time to write for the next few days, but I shall … Continue reading

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