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Do Great Work

Do Great Work

Your work is going to fill a large part of your life, and the only way to be truly satisfied is to do what you believe is great work. And the only way to do great work is to love what you do. If you havent found it yet, keep looking, and dont settle. As […]

Dear Photo Diary | Slow Progress

Dear Photo Diary | Slow Progress

Ideas are like rabbits. You get a couple and learn how to handle them, and pretty soon you have a dozen. John Steinbeck Hello dear Friday, you are the photo day around here, it seems… A time to slow down a bit and look through the photo folders perhaps… This week I’ve actually been working […]

Mixed Media Collage

Mixed Media Collage

Collage time! Circles again, inside my brain, on the cardigan I’m wearing – and then from my hands onto the paper. Cut out, drawn, or sewn – they appear in all colors and forms on my polka dot desk. Mostly circles are present when I paint or doodle, but now also in my collage work […]

Dear Photo Diary | Commence to see thing...

Dear Photo Diary | Commence to see things

Once you really commence to see things, then you really commence to feel things. Edward Steichen Dear Photo Diary, the sky fascinates me right now. I don’t know how many photos I’ve taken of clouds this summer. And my orchids are still going strong. I have no idea how long a flower can last, but […]

Art Journal Peek: Wing it Baby

Art Journal Peek: Wing it Baby

The greater the contrast, the greater the potential. Great energy only comes from a correspondingly great tension of opposites. Carl Jung Wing it is means to do something with no preparation. That is the concept of my entire art journal practice. Maybe my entire life… I just wing it. Related PostsI believe I am an […]

Eye Candy | Peonies at home

Eye Candy | Peonies at home

Don’t bend; dont water it down; dont try to make it logical; dont edit your own soul according to the fashion. Rather, follow your most intense obsessions mercilessly. Franz Kafka Earlier this summer I got this beautiful bouquet of magenta colored peonies from my friend’s garden. Now as I found the photos on my computer […]

Stamping Patterns with Found Objects

Stamping Patterns with Found Objects

Making hand made patterns with Found Objects is always satisfying and fun. My most recent explorations into stamping on fabric involved a garden hose stump found in the grass, among other things… I used the end of the garden hose stump to stamp circles, and couldn’t stop. It made such a pretty pattern! I liked […]