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Brick by Brick

Working in the basement on a rainy day seems like good cause for ruminating, while I keep myself on task. Author Daniel Pink says he believes in the simple action of showing up- working brick by brick. .. how taking … Continue reading

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Does this painting make my studio look big?

As mentioned in the previous post, my next project was a commission for the soon to be finished Exempla St. Joseph Hospital in Denver.   Earlier this year, they accepted submissions from artists for 10 very prominent large spaces on each … Continue reading

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Brick by Brick… Am I easily distracted or do I just have lots of good ideas simultaneously?

I’ve been working in my home studio for about 2 years now- and enjoy several things about it. •No rent. •More space. •Obviously closer to home-  I can go work anytime- for hours or 15 critical minutes. •I can do … Continue reading

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making an impression…

 The lovely Griffin etching press that I was able to buy years ago (with a professional development grant while teaching ) has been patiently waiting in my basement studio for me to return. This past week, I had to crank … Continue reading

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the end of this beginning…

Many artists around the country have had the distinct opportunity to participate in a Creative Capital Professional Development Weekend.  And this last weekend was my chance. (big shout-out to Beet Street for bringing in a second annual one) The presenters, … Continue reading

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isn’t that my drawing on the floor?

well, parts of it.  As you can see, I love to erase. Actually, I think of it more as drawing with a skinny stick of rubber.  I just bought a new little gizmo that holds these round white erasers in … Continue reading

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The largest room…

is “room for improvement…..” While I painted outside on the city public art project, I often listened to the New Yorker fiction podcast.  Highly recommend it!   For some reason, I have always enjoyed painting to spoken word, particularly fiction- more … Continue reading

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