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Frida Kahlo-Inspired Gallery Exhibit at The Bath House Cultural Center at White Rock Lake

A collection of photos follows from the recent curated exhibit at The Bath House Cultural Center on White Rock Lake in Dallas.  Although I tried to capture each piece of the installation, I offer my sincere apologies to any artist … Continue reading Frida Kahlo-Inspired Gallery Exhibit at The Bath House Cultural Center at White Rock Lake

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In Order to Execute One Task, I Drift Off Into Another In Search of the Elusive Muse

Evolving Studio Reorganization A few weeks ago, before launching into some new projects, I decided my living room/studio required another sort and rearrange.  Besides gaining some wiggle room I found an old sketchbook with drawings from my foray into the … Continue reading In Order to Execute One Task, I Drift Off Into Another In Search of the Elusive Muse

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Hope Returns and Sharing Maker Inspiration

I continue to rework some older cloth dolls as the mood strikes me.  I am still incubating ideas for new pieces.  Often, before I fall asleep, I rehearse a technique and assemble all the parts completely in my head.  I … Continue reading Hope Returns and Sharing Maker Inspiration

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The Boomer Digital Learning Curve + Self-Doubt = Just One More Challenge

Hip hip hurrah!  During Thanksgiving week, a woman in New York purchased one of my paintings from my new Etsy site!  My God, I was so proud and pleased (still am) because this was validation that my art mattered, it … Continue reading The Boomer Digital Learning Curve + Self-Doubt = Just One More Challenge

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Sometimes It Just All Goes Terribly Wrong. Until You Work Through It.

Well, that’s a bit of an overstatement about my irritations today, but I’m still in a twit over it and needing to just get over myself.  Nothing’s so irritating as knowing just enough about computers and blogs and social media … Continue reading Sometimes It Just All Goes Terribly Wrong. Until You Work Through It.

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White Rock Lake Artists’ Studio Tour + Etsy Shop

Since retiring from office work I’ve made it my bizness to jump full into art making.  Who knew it was so much work?  Social media has certainly upped the ante in the game.  Not complaining; just sayin’.  I am grateful … Continue reading White Rock Lake Artists’ Studio Tour + Etsy Shop

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The Big Leap ~ or, How to Change Your Life just short of having a nervous breakdown

Apparently, I like change as evidenced by recent events.  Of course it is hard, but worth the challenges and serendipitous happenings.  Last year I was stuck trying to rearrange my studio; but when my son moved in 6 months ago, … Continue reading The Big Leap ~ or, How to Change Your Life just short of having a nervous breakdown