Monthly Archives: August 2016

Vintage Dymo label maker

Anyone can look for fashion in a boutique or history in a museum. The creative explorer looks for history in a hardware store and fashion in an airport. Robert Wieder I thrifted a turquoise Vintage Dymo label maker, and oh … Continue reading

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As seen on Instagram

Let yourself be silently drawn by the strange pull of what you really love. It will not lead you astray. Rumi Distractions. Everywhere. Or: the path forward? I keep painting, doodling, doing my thing. I’m drawn to these things, as … Continue reading

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Painting triangles – or pyramids

The big question is whether you are going to be able to say a hearty yes to your adventure. Joseph Campbell My painting adventures continues, from watercolor circles to painting triangles. I was going to say: let’s dive in, but … Continue reading

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Exploring Watercolors

I have been exploring watercolors intensely for the past few months. Or: exploring water colours if you will, my whole life. Watercolors have always been in my artistic toolbox, never far from my fingertips. Long before I opened up my … Continue reading

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Warm Ups | the tabbed index dividers series

Last in the row of posts about index cards this year, I’m sharing the few index dividers I made first, before the real action in June got going: the “starters”, the warm ups, the fearful first experiments – but maybe, … Continue reading

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The Polka Dot Lioness

I seam to be surrounded by polka dots, sometimes they are everywhere I look… The Polka Dot Lioness is the ruler of her kingdom. She does not take no for an answer. She is the first spread in my altered … Continue reading

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61 Abstractions on Index Cards

The daily challenge of painting an abstract piece of art on an index card during June and July is over – and it’s time to celebrate this achievement! I’m late with my personal celebration, but there have been a lot … Continue reading

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