When I first saw the new topic for Illustration Friday, I thought for sure I’d have to recycle the rock-climbing drawing I did back in the February blog archives, but then suddenly *BING* I had a new idea as I lay on the sofa and thought about Russ judging barbeque at the Rock-N-Ribs festival this … Read More
I guess I still have hair on the brain since last Thursday’s post Hairy Relationships, because when I decided to join Illustration Friday, a weekly illustration challenge, this is what I came up with. This week’s topic is “reinvent.” Even if you don’t join, it’s fun to go to the web site and see the … Read More
After watching the finale of Project Runway, I did this PhotoShop collage with altered orgami paper, old magazine ads, and the font Kiddie Cocktails from FontDiner.com. Although I put skulls on the girls’ dresses, it still looks like it needs something else…daggers coming out of their eyes maybe. I wasn’t really interested in Project Runway … Read More
Not much time to do art this weekend because we had lots of company. I did finish this drawing, and also received a postcard from our friend Frances Paley whose art photography shows will be opening this month in Florida.
Happiness is…clearing a really big project off your desk, to free up the afternoon for art! Oh, and did I mention the sun is actually shining, and the swank new moniter for I got for Valentine’s Day is now hooked up… My muse came in on a parachute today. No, really I was looking at … Read More
Ever tried climbing up one of those manufactured rock-climbing walls? I never have until yesterday. I serve on our regional Parkboard, and although I’m not really into golf or softball or tennis, I am kind of a cheerleader for alternative things in our parks, like the skatepark, the dog park, and now the rock-climbing wall. … Read More
Here’s a drawing I did tonight in sympathy for all my friends who have a bad cold. Maybe I’ll try to make it into a small quilt for the Keiko show.
This morning I did yoga in front of the big window again, and the falling snow was mesmerizing. It was beautiful last night also, falling heavily as I left the studio. This is the first snow we’ve had this year. Yesterday I was feeling like I got a whole lot of nothing done, because I’m … Read More