Studio 127 Blog

Hello!

Creativity and inspiration are everywhere, even in the ordinary things of life. In my humble opinion, it's a good thing to always being on the lookout for these qualities, because it can lead to finding beauty and joy in unexpected places. But you won't see them if you don't look for them.

I'd like to share some of the things I find with you.

Discovery Day

August 19, 2019

This book was found in the Downtown Rescue Mission Thrift Store; “How to Fix Just About Everything.” I am sure there is a ton of great info here, but what I am excited…

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Art Journaling Memories of Mexico: Cobblestones

July 2, 2019

We are all so busy these days. I sometimes feel like conversations are limited to bullet points; you know, catching up on the high points (or low points) and so much is left…

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Art Journaling on Tuesdays

June 20, 2019

Recently I taught a class for Art Journaling at UAH’s program, OLLI. We had a great time and I look forward to teaching it again. At the end of the class I asked…

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A Collaboration

June 15, 2019

Lowe Mill took part in a Creative Exchanges Initiative that brought artists from Haiti to Lowe Mill for a week. We were invited to participate by having an artist visit our studio and…

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Next pages

January 29, 2019

I am so enjoying this process. It may look like random marks and colors, but that is the joy of art journaling; we can create our own language, in a way, To me,…

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January 25, 2019

After a busy work day I was pretty wiped out, but instead of watching TV after dinner, my daughter invited me to hang out in her room, listen to music and have “art…

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Page one

January 24, 2019

We cannot use gesso or acrylic, so this is a mixture of watercolor, ink, inktense pencils, and a little gelato. In keeping with my theme, I decided to leave a small circle almost…

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The theme

January 15, 2019

I’ve selected the theme for my book. Standstills. But my take on this is not “standstill” as a negative thing; it will be more like “Stand still”, or really, “BE still”. There have…

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I’ve joined a global art project

January 14, 2019

My friend Kami gave our little group of friends each a wonderful gift. It’s a small blank sketchbook, which is no ordinary sketchbook. First, it came in this packaging: Anything I have to…

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Fairy Library

I want to be an artist when I grow up

May 9, 2017

I’m learning what lies beneath technique and style, I’m learning about substance. I’m searching for my voice and my song. I’m learning that there is poetry in paint and I want to see…

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