Monthly Archives for June 2008

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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Recovering a sense of safety

(Note: This post is part of a series I am doing on my progress through Julia Cameron’s The Artist’s Way with a cadre of creative ladies. More info about this venture can be found in an earlier post and all of my related posts are under the artist’s way category.) This first week focuses on […]

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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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