Art play date

My art buddy and I enjoyed an art play date this weekend. We attended a two-hour free demo workshop sponsored by Golden paints at the New Art Center in Newton. Artist Adria Arch showed us a large variety of the mediums, gels and paints that the company makes. She opened up a whole new playground […]

Spark 13: “Escalation”

Escalation: phenomenon of something getting more intense step by step. I’m participating in Spark: art from writing, writing from art. It’s an event in which artists and writers respond to each other’s works over a 10-day period. This one is from September 21 through September 31. Participants sign up and the organizer e-mails the inspiration […]

New jewelry

Busy. New jewelry for Open Studios in October. Shrinky Dink.

Art anywhere

Proof positive that you can be Creative Every Day anywhere anytime. Today, at my office, I walked by a table in the copy room. There was a beautiful yellow leaf that looked tie-dyed. It had fallen off of the office plant that we all forget to water. The administrative assistant had placed it on the […]

Rediscovering a painting

Each year, my biggest show of my work takes place at the Dorchester Open Studios in Dorchester, Mass. This year, Open Studios will be Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 22 and 23, from noon to 5 p.m. I’ll be at First Parish Church, 10 Parish Street, along with many other artists. Time has really zoomed by […]

New jewelry, courtesy of Hurricane Irene

While the power was out after Hurricane Irene hit, I had a chance to focus on making lots of jewelry. Here are just a couple of the necklaces. I’ll post more later. This display unit is courtesy of the brainstorm I awoke with this morning. I’ve had this “body” for years after picking it up […]

The bright side of being in the dark

As I sit here in my local YMCA with my cup of coffee, this is the first time I’ve been able to use my computer in five days. Last Sunday, Hurricane Irene arrived in full force in Massachusetts, knocking out our power in the early morning hours. I knew right away as I heard our […]

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