Wednesday, January 23, 2013


This is what my window in my treehouse studio looks like today......beautiful icy crystal patterns.....

I have sadly neglected this little space of mine...for many reasons.... none of which matter because I am
back and filled with possibilities of expression with

new colors to try

charcoal drawing

cutting and pasting
new journals from recycled books
and old handbound waiting to be filled
Currently working in three classes:  started Mucho Metallics by Julie Prichard before the holidays and eager to pick up where I left off-buying the paint.  Then couldn't resist a class called "Marvel, your precious life" , a collage journaling class by Kelly Kilmer.  I wanted to take a collage only class and learn to express my self without paint and I have long followed Kelly's blog and admire her work.  I thought it might be a more portable way of journaling for times when I am in waiting rooms, coffee shops, etc.  I almost have to tie my hands down not to use's what I did today...
selected background papers and glued down and then chose three focal images that
spoke to me

continued to layer and add some penwork on top of the page.
Calling it finished for now but will probably go back and do some written journaling when the mood strikes.

My newest class is Face to Face with Misty Mawn and certainly will be the most challenging. But I have taken her classes before and ALWAYS learn something.  this was an introductory journal exercise for the class.

Who are you?
And look at these beautiful stargazer lilies that a friend who is going through a very challenging time was kind enough to share....Thank You!

             oh the possibilities....................
until  next time...