Week in Review 2022 – 05/20

It Takes an Artist… It takes an artist to build a village from fabric. I’m having fun custom designing townhouses to buildup my imaginary Ukrainian village. Each townhouse must take scale and perspective into account. It should play nicely with its neighbors. I hope it has its own personality. The townhouse featured above comes with… Continue reading Week in Review 2022 – 05/20

Week in Review 2022 – 05/06

Solo Practice There is value to solo practice. This is why artists sequester themselves in their studios or tote their equipment outside for some plein air painting. No distractions. Just the gentle hum of the sewing machine, hiss of the iron and the swish of the rotary blade slicing through fabric. However, there is a… Continue reading Week in Review 2022 – 05/06

Week in Review 2022 – 04/22

Challenge Bring it on! I love a challenge, even if I approach the challenge with gritted to teeth. Bat Sh*t Crazy is one massive challenge. Why? Simple, the piecing is beyond elaborate. There are some technical challenges such as to how to overlap buildings of different scales. Don’t forget the challenges of contrast, movement, focus,… Continue reading Week in Review 2022 – 04/22

Week in Review 2022 – 04/15

Simple Pleasures Simply pleasures are the best. In a time rife with bad news, I find myself holding tight to things that bring me delight. Earlier this week we were offered tickets to today’s Red Sox game. This isn’t just any game, it is the opening game at their home stadium and an afternoon game… Continue reading Week in Review 2022 – 04/15

Week in Review 2022 – 04/08

Rule Your Impatience If it is Friday it must be slow flow yoga followed by restorative yoga. Well, you probably don’t think of Friday that way, but that is how I like to bookend my week. My tendency is to push, take power yoga classes, strength classes, shadow boxing and power walking classes. I admit… Continue reading Week in Review 2022 – 04/08

Week in Review 2022 – 04/01

What Inspires You? What inspires you? This is a question artists are asked. Therefore, it pays to have your elevator speech prepared to answer. I am inspired with a question, what would happen if…? Art for me is a constant state of exploration and experimentation. I use what I have gleaned over the years and… Continue reading Week in Review 2022 – 04/01