Category: mixed media

Found Objects

  Art Term Found object A found object is a natural or man-made object, or fragment of an object, that is found (or sometimes bought) by an artist and kept because of some intrinsic interest the artist sees in it (definition from the Tate galleries website)   Finished!  I actually really finished the canvases. While…

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Little Canvases

Last night I was avoiding cleaning my studio. It’s been a cluttered mess lately and while a bit of untidiness may be the sign of a creative mind (or something like that), it does reach a point where enough is enough. One avoidance technique was browsing through my entire blog history to see whether I…

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Good Night Moons

Can’t sleep Saturday night and now it is Sunday morning. Most of my world is sleeping and will awaken with the sun. Pulling out a canvas…adding a bit of this and removing a bit of that. Becoming frustrated and putting it to one side. Pulling another one off of the top of the stack. Determined…

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Be Still

Today is the long-awaited appointment with the neurologist.  I’m a bit anxious and a bit relieved.  I’m ready to listen, ask some questions and get some answers.  And then I will work on sorting out the details. Last night was art studio time with my oldest daughter.  We played with wax and paint and the…

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In the Midst

In the midst of all our home improvement chaos, I’ve managed to fit in a bit of creativity in the studio as well.   Pushing aside piles of stuff relocated from areas that we are working on, I cleared some space and made a “shadow box” holder for bottle caps to hang in the dining room. …

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