Monthly Archives: July 2015

Pulled Pork And Polymer Clay

Earlier in the week, my husband decided to try his hand at smoking a five pound pork butt. He loves barbecue and would like to tour the south and go on what he calls, “A Q Tour.” So he fired … Continue reading

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What Do Edward Ruscha and Freeway Lady Have In Common?

Los Angeles muralist, and co-founder of mural conservancy, Kent Twitchell. (Article written by Spike Dolomite, dated May 1, 2015 for NoHoArtsDistrict.com. Kent Twitchell, the muralist who has been painting larger than life portraits on buildings throughout Los Angeles since the early 70s, … Continue reading

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Mokume Gane Inlay

My self-directed studies of surface design on polymer clay has opened up an array of options.  I’ve always wanted to apply oil/acrylic on canvas, but realize I lack an innate talent for drawing.  With polymer clay as a canvas, investigating … Continue reading

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Early Bird Catches A Beautiful Sunrise

Yesterday, I started my day with a beautiful sunrise.  I’m usually not an early riser, but lately I’ve realized the importance of solitude.  Time to myself for myself. Pictured above is the result of an early morning Mokume Gane technique … Continue reading

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Sweater Curse

Those of us who knit, know about the “sweater curse” when knitting a sweater (or scarf) for a boyfriend.  Today, I read an article from the New Yorker written by Alison Lurie, dated August 28, 2013,  reviewing Knitting Yarns:  Writers … Continue reading

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Transferred Images

The past couple of days, I’ve been re-sizing my own photos to use for image transfers on polymer clay.  By using my own images, I’m not concerned with copyright infringement, though I did discover a website with wonderful Victorian black … Continue reading

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Klimt and Gold Leaf

http://www.messynessychic.com/2015/07/15/dressing-the-woman-in-gold-the-unknown-bohemian-designer-behind-the-paintings/ A wonderful post about an interesting artist and his muse.

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