Mermaid, after Chagall

Hi ho lovelies, In my quest to settle into regular posts, I am starting a new feature: Art In Depth.  I'll get into the details of selected pieces of art. But first, a little trip in the Way Back Machine. All the way back to the mid-1980s, when I was in college, where I minored … Continue reading Mermaid, after Chagall

Class Review: Tamara Laporte Art Doll Angel

Hi ho, lovely readers! Quite a while ago, I signed up for Tamara Laporte's mini class, called Art Doll Angel. It was originally part of a series of Christmas-themed lessons led by Christy Tomlinson. Today's post is a review of Tam's class. If you're interested, you can purchase this lesson from Tam's Etsy shop. This … Continue reading Class Review: Tamara Laporte Art Doll Angel

Ever After WIP

Hi ho lovlies. I had mixed feelings to take Tamara Laporte's latest live class: Ever After Module 2. I've never been particularly interested in fairy tales, at least the Disney version - where women are weak and need rescuing by a man. But I couldn't resist between the teachers and the deep dive into style development. … Continue reading Ever After WIP

Whimsical Krampus Handmaiden

My friend Marva invited me to join her upcoming Krampus themed show at Bedlam Coffee next month. Most of my pieces are altered digital photos of Marva in her awesome Krampus costume. I really wanted to include a mixed media art piece. I sketched a few whimsical Krampuses and they were OK. It wasn't until … Continue reading Whimsical Krampus Handmaiden