Female Magician Tarot Costume Design

Tomorrow is the summer solstice parade workshop kick off. This year the parade will be virtual. I joined an ensemble that will be creating costumes inspired by the tarot. In addition to making a female magician costume, I’m also volunteering to help others imagine their costumes. To arrive at a tarot inspired design, the first…

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furniture for tarot reading 🔮, outdoor or indoor weather conditions ☀️

This design is portable. It fits into a bike trailer. You can travel with it as far as you can bike ride. It’s a temporary point of sale for festivals, conventions, and parties. The first public test will be this Saturday at the Mystic art reception in Lompoc. You can see all the tarot cards…

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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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Dog house size trailer plans in progress – Studio & Gallery

Some ideas hit and stick. This sticking point is the start of a thread that weaves itself through years of life never gets cut loose. You might call this an Axis mundi, an image that relates to the center of the earth (perhaps like an umbilical providing nourishment). Below is an idea of this center thread as…

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Notes from Art and Psyche IV, conference​ days 1 and 2

The Art and Psyche Conference is designed to engage the imaginative processes of psychotherapists of all kinds alongside members of the art community in order to creatively expand one’s understanding of depth psychology. Bringing together professionals from various fields creates an environment of cross-fertilization and the opportunity to experience psychology through painting, music, poetry, and…

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Learning improv, and lovin’ it, thanks to the CAW pilot workshops in Santa Barbara

I started an improv class at the Community Arts Workshop (CAW). We are learning a form of improv theater from Michael Bernard. Tonight I watched a professional team perform. I rented the video, TJ and Dave; trust us this is all made up, on amazon. There are many concepts in this art form that I…

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805 Get Down by Everybody Dance Now at CAW #dance

Some photos and video from tonight’s dance event. I met several new people and had a nice time. 🙂 This was the second event I’ve taken this red wagon size studio setup to. I enjoy sharing my work and wish I had shown up earlier to meet more people and dance too!!! ​​

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Dance and Storytelling Video Testing

Dance Music Video “Won’t you be my hero? Please come capture me… You know I’ve been waiting here for you.” This is test video for dance with the hoop and music from Majestic. Because I was recording on all three of my devices, I was dancing with no music! You can tell… and the next time…

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New display for #funkzone art walk at @youthinteractiv

I’ve finished my first single person powered, red wagon cargo sized artist’s self promotion festival display. It features a free DIY body paint station, small objects for sand tray therapy kits, works on paper, and illustrations in books, stickers, magnets and cards. I will be taking a test drive tomorrow youthinteractive for the funk zone…

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Mobile art studio update

Today I added a couple items to my mobile art studio setup that displays small print editions that I have done like postcards, Original Odyssey cards, Mermaid Love Letter Stickers, and also drawings and small painting. The new items are: 3 magnetic file holders on wood board A box with custom 4 bins made from…

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