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  • Health Advocacy

    Health Advocacy

    A collaborative project where the public was invited to create a painting that was permanently installed in their work space.

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  • Fall and Winter Workshops

    Fall and Winter Workshops

    Encaustics- Everything Wax 4 sessions a month (Sept-Dec) Every Wednesday night 6-8:30 pm Supplies include Encaustic tools, brushes, beeswax and paints, aprons and wood panels up to 10″x 10″  Larger panels will be available to purchase. This class is designed to be additive and can be stopped and started any time.  Each session will begin with a 30 min lesson exploring new techniques and ways to create artful expressions.   Encaustics is an extremely versatile medium.  It lends itself well to […]

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  • Instructions Decals and Transfers

    Instructions Decals and Transfers

    INSTRUCTIONS FOR USING Lazertran-Waterslide Decal and Transfer  WATER BASED ADHESIVE METHOD. FOR PAPER OR CANVAS. 1. Stretch your paper or canvas over a flat board. Prime canvas with acrylic primer and for paper, seal with clear acrylic medium to avoid cockling and increase mobility of the transfer. Watered down P.V.A. may be used instead of acrylic. Note. Acrylic can be any good quality flexible medium, Liquitex, Spectrum, etc. 2. Trim your image to size and lower, into clean water. The […]

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  • Movie – Together We Make a River

    Movie – Together We Make a River

      ___________________________________________________________________________    Together We Make A River  – Drawings were created by the public to tell a story of birds, butterflies and other flying things coming together to making a river.  Each drawing is photographed with a blue satin ribbon (The ribbon representing water).  With each flying thing’s ribbon combined create the Sweet Water river in Georgia. Together We Make A River is a collaborative community based movie.  I first held workshops where the public was invited to create drawings on vellum. […]

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  • Project Gallery

    Project Gallery

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  • Patterns, Color Pages, and Stencils

    Patterns, Color Pages, and Stencils

    I often draw from nature for inspiration.  These designs were created in the process of creating more complex artworks. They came from stencils, embroidery,  and silk screens.    

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  • Art U Need – Textile Design

    Art U Need – Textile Design

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  • Beehive  #ArtUP

    Beehive #ArtUP

    I created this Beehive for my backyard.  I wanted something that reflected my art.  The colors are subtle and will allow focal point to be the natural beauty of the garden.  The first layer of paint I put down was a patina to look like old copper.  After that it was a process of layering lace and doilies in different colors.  From a distance it looks like flowers.

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  • #100DaysofPollenators

    #100DaysofPollenators

    #100DaysofPollenators is part of the #100DayProject.   I am creating 100 days of art that is inspired by pollinators.  The artwork will be posted here as well as Twitter and Facebook.  This will be the only place where you will be able to see the collection. What Is the 100-Day Project? It’s a celebration of process that encourages everyone to take part in 100 days of making. The great surrender is the process; showing up day after day is the goal. […]

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  • Why You Need an Artist           (City Builders)

    Why You Need an Artist (City Builders)

    Challenge:  You need to rebuild your  city after a disaster. Artists can use materials that you consider trash.  Artists are masters of recycling.  As a result they help clean up the space. Artists are resourceful and creative; they can do a lot with limited funds and can make a small budget feel bigger. Example:  Artists create parks and community meeting places by recycling old concrete found from destroyed sidewalks and roads. With proper placement the concrete can look like expensive landscaping. ____________________________________________________________________________________ […]

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