Week in Review 2022 – 09/16

Why Plan? Where should I focus my energy? The maxim failure to plan is planning to fail keeps running through my head. Why? I’m betwixt and between once more. One of the advantages of deadlines is they help to narrow down the choices. Nevertheless, I find myself second guessing myself. My tendency is to over… Continue reading Week in Review 2022 – 09/16

Week in Review 2022 – 09/09

I Need a Staff It takes a village to raise a child. It takes a staff to be a working artist. I am fortunate to have the following staff members on my team: A photographer A scientist Someone to hang my work A shipping and handling department A draftsman A carpenter And so many people… Continue reading Week in Review 2022 – 09/09

Week in Review 2022 – 09/02

SAQA’s Benefit Auction SAQA’s Benefit Auction is a fabulous opportunity to support SAQA’s vision to have the art quilt universally respected as a fine art medium. I’m pleased to donate to this worthy cause with my piece, Lola On the Stairs. I’m also delighted that it was chosen to promote the Benefit Auction in various… Continue reading Week in Review 2022 – 09/02

Week in Review 2022 – 08/26

Working in a Series It seems I’m working in a series again. This might be a generous interpretation of what working in a series is. However, when I feel compelled to return to the same subject matter and/or technique I call that working in a series. This series could be titled thread painted fauna. With… Continue reading Week in Review 2022 – 08/26

Week in Review 2022 – 08/05

Finding Balance Do you have difficulty finding balance between life’s demands, your needs and your wants? It seems no matter how many systems I put in place or how powerful my good intentions are, there will always be times when my life tips off kilter. Just one more reminder of the saying, “Life is what… Continue reading Week in Review 2022 – 08/05

Week in Review 2022 – 07/29

Struggle with Perfectionism Do you struggle with perfectionism? When you succeed at a goal do you celebrate or push forward selecting an even loftier goal? I confess it isn’t easy for me to let go, accept, compromise or settle for something I perceive as less than. Perhaps an advantage of maturing (much better word choice… Continue reading Week in Review 2022 – 07/29

Week in Review 2022 – 07/22

Going Granular Artists make innumerable decisions before and during the creation of the artwork. So many in fact that sharing the process of how the work came to be is difficult. How deep should I go? When will my sharing go from illuminating to soporific? I thought I would take a chance and go granular… Continue reading Week in Review 2022 – 07/22