Photos from #fringefestival and International Festival in Edinburgh, Scotland 2019

We (Mystic Sisters Tracy and Lisa) stopped in to see over 20 different performances during August for the Festivities in Edinburg, Scotland. It’s been going on for over 40 years and I think you could attend each year going forward for as long as you can and continue to find inspiration.  From single person to…

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New Painting: Dip into your dreams

  Standing back from this painting I felt a shock at the realization that it was suddenly done. The second wave of the surprise hit me just as fast, I like this painting. The colors are bold and muddy at the same time. It holds together just barely and I’m resisting the urge to tidy…

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Weight and balance challenges, bike art studio trailer update

I’m guilty of getting too excited and forgetting what I told myself about packing. I knew the drawers needed to be empty and yet I filled them. I knew all the weight had to be in the bottom and yet I packed extra things on top. Too heavy to bike uphill. Too light in the…

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Achieving a work life balance with a 360 digital media bike trailer

Progress on the bike trailer design: it’s becoming a 360 digital media studio. When I bike to the beach or park I can bring this little trailer for my own use and then some to mix work with exercise! Achieving a work life balance is important and somehow this is my solution. Equipment assembled so…

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Art and Travel Adventure Magazines, Self Publishing mixed media

There’s nothing quite like having a book or a magazine in your hands. This is particularly the case if the magazine or a book is tactile in its nature with the use of various papers and ink methodology. There are lots of examples of small edition publications or self published art magazines and books out…

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Ghost dreams

Ghost parents struggling over who gets to stay to nurture the child. They switch bodies. The man is not nurturing. She is dying but after the switch the body seems restored. Seeking to find a place in a maze like surrounding prison like place where the woman comes out to show me ghosts or creatures…

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Inspiration from nature, Mammoth Lakes, Stanislaus National Forest, and Mt Tamalpais

These photos are from traveling in Mammoth Lakes, Stanislaus National Forest, and Mt Tamalpais. On this summer’s road trip I’m tuning into the van life community of adventure seekers who live on the road. Their miro mobile homes allow them the ability to work and enjoy recreational activities in the most remote areas. While I’m far from…

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Mermaid series outdoor photo session #glitter #sunshine

These photos are from today’s outdoor photo shoot and represents the current arrangement and style of these polymer mermaids. If you follow my blog you’ll know that I’ve been working with the same series of polymer clay mermaids for quite a while.  They are arranged in bowls that were handmade, in a papier-mâché method, from tore…

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Lowercase platinum rainbow mermaid letters

These are photographs of small clay mermaids spray-painted silver on top of a acrylic multimedia piece on vellum paper. It’s part of the ongoing mermaid letters series. Do you have a favorite letter? Mine were the ones that kind of doubled up I liked the g, j, i and e. I included large photo versions…

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