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Published in Art Journaling Magazine!

It’s always a thrill to see my work in print. One of my handmade books was published in Art Journaling magazine! This Stampington publication is top notch. The graphics and content are always as beautiful and artistic as the work... Read More

Joining the Dots

Published in the Fibre Arts Take Two Student Exhibition Catalog! Fibre Arts Take Two is a wonderful company from Australia. They offer very professionally produced online classes. I have taken several and am always impressed by the beautiful videography, abundant... Read More

Accordion Books

The Art of Simple Folds I recently took my second online class from Tara Axford. She is a fabulous Australian collage artist working with Fibre Arts Take Two. Tara loves to find ways to use her art and in this... Read More

Creative Color Challenge

Curiosity is one of my greatest gifts as an artist. I love to learn and grow and explore. Like many artists, I have a favorite palette of colors I return to again and again. To get out of this rut,... Read More

Society 6

Visit my new artist’s shop on Society 6! If you are not familiar with them, it’s a print on demand company dedicated to showcasing artists. Artist, illustrators, photographers, and graphic designers are all welcome to create a shop with their... Read More

Offcut Collages

Many collage artists use old magazine images or ephemera in their work. I prefer to create my own painted or printed papers so each collage is uniquely mine. Every new series means a LOT of paper preparation. Eventually, I have... Read More

Abstract Collages

This series of abstract collages was created as module from Tara Axford’s Art & Design course. I’ve mentioned this course in a previous blog post. Gel plate printing is the core of the course. These collages use unique prints produced... Read More

Vintage Art Journal

The end of 2023 gave me a big burst of energy to clean up my studio. In the midst of rearranging, I got off on a tangent and ended up making 22 handbound journals! The good news is I used... Read More

Mushroom Mania!

Working in a series really suits my artistic methods. Exploring an idea in depth allows my creativity to really flow. My latest series is Mushroom Mania. The colors and shapes of these amazing fungi offered endless delights in design and... Read More

Published in Uppercase!

I was so thrilled to be published in Uppercase magazine’s newsletter! I submitted art for an upcoming article called Revisit/Review/Remix/Revise. The next day my submission was in the newsletter. And yes, I might have done a little happy dance… Uppercase... Read More