friday prayer ~ sketchbook

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happy friday!!!  so looking forward to the fall weekend.. i cannot wait to get out into the montana autumn day and explore.  happy~happy! in the meantime, i was out early this morning to capture the beautiful light and shadows… i hope you enjoy the prayer ~ courtesy of max lucado.   yes… and amen. joining in the studio on studio …

child’s play with gelli prints

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hey there ~i love making gelli-printed papers. the whole process is fascinating just playing with the color and textures… then there’s the challenge of  actually using those pretty prints in some type of artistic expression.  this time, i cut them up into petal shapes and glued them into my sketchbook, using gel medium.   and who doesn’t like to cut, glue and paste?  …

Angel By Your Side ~

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This mixed media canvas was inspired by a song I recently heard on the radio, and one of my newest favorites to listen to on my ipod: “Angel By Your Side” by Francesca Battistelli.  I can’t say that everything’s okay‘Cuz I can see the tears you’re cryingI can’t promise to take the pain awayYou can know I won’t stop trying …

December 26th ~ A Bethlehem

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Hi there!  Welcome back from the Christmas festivities.  I hope it was calm, and bright for you all!  I had a bit of time to finish up a couple small projects I made as package toppers…  Bookmarks for my special ‘adopted’ daughters, Rachel and Katie, who are a Junior and Senior in college now, and for their Moms, my dear …