Archive for the ‘Got Art?’ Category

The Impermanence of Art

I came across this post the other day about the coffee art of a particular barista and it got me to thinking about all the impermanent art we experience. And I was thinking do we really appreciate how ephemeral so much art can be and does it even matter as long as we are experiencing … read more

Visions and a Roadtrip

I recently went to Baltimore on a C3 field trip. C3 is what we call our small women’s art and craft collective of 5 or so members. We get together periodically and create things–mostly we get together and talk about making shit though and talk about our lives, laugh and bitch in moan–all in equal … read more

Indie Quilts

Years ago I posted about Indie Quilters for a reader who was looking to purchase a quilt. I wasn’t able to find that many quilters selling their wares online….but it was 2007. Things have changed in the 6 years since then and now everyone is selling homemade goods online! I recently came across Folk Fibers, … read more

Mixed Media

Lately I’ve been trying to get back into a creative mindset and to push myself creatively. I’m trying new mediums and techniques and not allowing myself to get hung up on being “perfect”. I’ve learned over the years that perfection is the killer of art and creativity. But prior to learning this, I wasted so … read more

1st assignment

I decided to sign up for Alisha Burke’s Sketchbook Delight Part2 and here’s my 1st assignment. We were supposed to sketch our supplies to get our creative juices flowing and to practice some of the techniques we learned in Part 1 of the class. I personally needed the practice as I am quite rusty. See, … read more

Hibernation

Bears got it right. Wintertime is the time to hibernate. I too, like the bears, tend to hibernate in the winter. I don’t like the cold and I really hate the early nights. I wish I could hibernate under my covers until April, but unfortunately that’s just not possible. I do tend to be less … read more

Prepare for the new year

With the new year fast approaching, I need a 2013 calendar. I guess I don’t need a calendar, I do have a phone that tells me the date, but I do enjoy having a art calendar in the kitchen that I can glance at every morning. It sort of helps start my day in a … read more

The Origin of Buttons

Remember last week when I shared the buttons that peeps sent me? Well, here’s what I did with them. Not all of them, of course, but this is only my first button project.  I think it turned out really well and I’m quite pleased with it. I’m calling it “The Origin of Buttons” and I’m … read more

Stormy Monday

“Autumn storm” by majalin Hope everyone is staying warm, dry and safe during the storm. With approximately 1/3 of the US impacted by this storm, I’m sure a lot of you readers are in the midst of Sandy/Frakenstorm like I am. Here’s to hoping we all pull through safely and without any major storm damage…and … read more

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