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Modus Operandi: Paintbooks

Welcome to a new series where I share techniques and discoveries I use in my various projects and artworks. Everything from how I organize my various collage materials and ephemera to the steps I use to create layered backgrounds to the tools I think are necessary to get it all done. MODUS OPERANDIThe way someone […]

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Constantly creating herself

Reading Xiane’s post about the “wealth of strong women” who have and continue to support her made me want to share the image to the right. It was made for me in 1996—over a decade ago!—by an extraordinarily supportive English teacher, Janis Ledman. Angelique — constantly creating herself The painting graces my studio, reminding me […]

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I do it for the joy it brings…

…because I am a joyful girl The words above are from an Ani Difranco song, a favorite of mine. And it only seems appropriate to begin with song lyrics, a habit of Xiane’s, since she is the inspiration and instigator behind our artist’s way cluster. The Artist’s Way is a book by Julia Cameron, a […]

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Another quarter heard from

Life shrinks or expands according to one’s courage. Anaïs Nin Originally, I had a narrow impression of what a blog could be: to wit, a journal shared in a public space. Having my own blog and reading those of others, however, I have been impressed by and enamored of the way a blog can also […]

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