Waiting for the shoe to drop – dreams

This is a collection of ‘shoe’ dreams from the last few years. The featured painting is one that I made in High School. I wrote the word ‘choose’ on the painting because it rhymes with shoes and asks the viewer to pick one in the painting. Now that I look at it, I see other options,…

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Casting the earth

Progress stopping the rotation of the earth, covering it in plastic, and taking a plaster cast of a half sphere shape to draw in. Testing the process, one more step of paper mache in surface preparation before I draw and paint on it!

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Painting mermaids 🧜‍♀️ on fishbowl

Photos and videos of first painting on glass bowl.

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Strength Solo, in Opposition, and Together

There are now 5 of us collaborating on group shows. In the photo from left, me, Cassey K., Zulema C., JoJo T., Eric H. We update the art periodically. I added new mixed media piece for the ongoing Aqua show at the Sandbox Coffeehouse in Ventura. It’s three 14×17” mixed media works on paper that…

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Inexpensive lightweight frames with recycled cardboard, glue for art on paper

These three frames cost me nothing to make because I had everything laying around. The frames are really light and made with glue, wood, and cardboard. You could stack and glue cardboard in place of wood, if you don’t have access to work with wood. I used twine and a couple metal eye hooks on…

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Finishing Couples tend snakes and Watching the fight

These 12×12 mixed media paintings are the first in a new style. I’m using a combination of acrylic, paper, gems, glitter, ink, and oil pastel. It gives a variation in texture that I love to work with and also line quality, fluidity, and other technique stuff. Unfortunately the photo takes all the life out of…

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Energy body healing chart

Beautiful ancient medicinal body charts inspire me and today I created my own version for energy body 2017 use. It’s a synthesis of energy healing concepts that resonate with me (and some creative license). I’m standing in front of the image in the photo as if it were a mirror. I created psychic energy signatures…

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Body Shapes!

I’m doing yoga more and more. I’ve mastered an “I” shape so far (ha ha ha), as you can see in the image above. I like to try doing forms myself and while I’m not an athlete, the acts embodied inform the art too. It’s a synthesis of real, photo, and imaginary information that motivates…

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Making sticker packs

Stickers are a fun gift and nice self promo for an artist. I recently finished editions of 10 sticker sets in 3 sizes: 40, 26, and 10. Supplies include a plastic sleeve with folded over printed top label stapled on top to close the bag. I also purchased a couple display items, a frame flip…

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