Scotland and My New Print!

Greetings, fellow art lovers and art makers! And a very happy 2016 to all of you! Reflecting back on 2015, I can honestly say my artistic and other life paths were more integrated than ever before. I was able to bring my creativity into my job at the library almost on a weekly basis. At… Continue reading Scotland and My New Print!

Craft Fair Season is Upon Us!

It’s that time of year, kids. Craft fairs, of all kinds, going on in your community center, church, or convention center.  Last weekend, I decided to jump into that world again. I don’t know why I waited so long after moving to Germany to do something like this, except to say I was a little slow… Continue reading Craft Fair Season is Upon Us!

“I miss the Sea” Mermaid Linocut Print

I love nautical folk art. When I was a kid, my mom would get me a doughnut at the little cafe in our grocery store. There was an old-fashioned-looking, carved panel of a whale on the wall that I remember very well. It represented everything that Ohio was not. It seemed to be from another age and… Continue reading “I miss the Sea” Mermaid Linocut Print

Studio Update: Internet Detox + Printshop Visit in Frankfurt + New Linocut

Wow, it has been a long time since my last post! Truthfully, I have backed off of the internet  in kind of a personal growth experiment after reading this article in the New York Times. I decided to do a digital detox myself, just to see if I could do it. My main goal was… Continue reading Studio Update: Internet Detox + Printshop Visit in Frankfurt + New Linocut

Get a Good Shave

This year, I gave my husband the gift of old-fashioning shaving for his birthday. An initial set of soap in a ceramic bowl, a shaving brush and aftershave gave way to Ebay purchases of vintage travel razors and a wide array of different blades and other accoutrements. I am not complaining. It all smells wonderful… Continue reading Get a Good Shave