Merry Christmas

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December 25, 2015 / By / / Post a Comment
Used some of my newly acquired hand lettering skills to make a few beautiful gift tags for my family. Here’s my favorite (made for my mom!). I used my fancy new calligraphy stylus. Here’s a practice run attempting to use the gold colored ink:

ART CLASS DAY 14: HUMANIST CALLIGRAPHY

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December 8, 2015 / By / Post a Comment
There is a magical store in Berkeley, California called Castle in the Air. If you sneak past the beautiful imported paper, fancy fountain pens, quirky stampers and piles of journals and shimmy up the stairs, taking care not to knock into any of the Black Forest cuckoo clocks lining the stairway, you’ll come to a […]

ART CLASS DAY 13 – Advanced Wire Wrapping Jewelry

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November 16, 2015 / By / Post a Comment

I had so much fun in Katy Atchinson’s wire wrapping jewelry class at WorkshopSF, that I signed up for her advanced class. Which was an AMAZING idea! Katy’s classes are always fun and I learned a ton in…

ART CLASS DAY 12: HALLOWEEN FURRY ANIMAL HAT ON CREATIVEBUG

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November 4, 2015 / By / Post a Comment

wild-thingsHalloween costume craft alert! (yes, I know Halloween was last week, I’m slow).

My son is obsessed with the Where The Wild Things Are soundtrack, from the rousing rumpus to the indie-pop love songs. Popping…

ART CLASS DAY 11: SILKSCREEN MARILYN, WARHOL-ESQUE

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Marilyn Monroe - Final Silkscreen Painting
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November 3, 2015 / By / Post a Comment

I’ve never been comfortable painting, my past attempts have primarily resulted in a messy canvas, a frustrated Jeska and more than one Manhattan cocktail. But, I have a soft spot for pop art, Warhol in particular. There’s something sublime in the mundane. I’m…