Canvas ~ Rise N Shine ~

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hello friends ~   weird things going on in subscribing to the blog, so i’ve been told… these computer/google issues are something that i don’t completely understand, and i do not know why some of you are not getting my blog in your feed anymore, or that it is not updating… i have tried deleting the gadgets…  feed/follow by email, etc …

Christmas Tree ~ Mixed Media Canvas

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O Christmas Tree ~ I made this canvas a couple months ago, preparing for my November Art Show in my hometown, Chester, MT.  I was inspired to make this tree piece, sparked by some white stretch-knit, lacey fabric I’ve had for awhile.  I bought it to make scarves from it, and of course, had some fabric leftover.  I started this piece by cutting it …

WHO… are you?

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Seriously.  I ask you.   Consider this. Who Are You? You may be… wife.  mother.  sister. daughter.  friend. homemaker.  Or a gazillion other descriptions we find ourselves thinking on ~ facing ~ doing ~ being. Is there a key? It’s simple. May I ask you to consider first on the list ~ the word loved. It was challenging for me … …

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 …

Tissue Paper Heart Collages

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These pieces were created as a result of an online class from Christy Tomlinson. It was called  “Creative Color”   and the last part  of this class detailed a sweet technique for tissue paper, collaged hearts. It’s quite simple.  You randomly cut squares from tissue paper; not exact squares either ~ {love that} ~ scrunching n’ twisting them, and attach them …

Be Thou My Vision ~

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About Vision.   The kind that is inward ~ outward ~ upward…  In my heart, my mind, and my eyes… Just a few of some recent ramblin’s of my mind. {I have been told I ask alot of questions}  Having gone through my recent cataract surgery has given me pause to think much deeper about ‘sight.’   Specifically in terms of ‘more than meets the eye.’  {pardon …