My Art

Aluminum can tabs = belly dance “coin” belt

You know?...Those thingys that you grab onto, to help you open an aluminum soda/soup can? Whatever you happen to call them in your region -- pull tabs, pop tabs, soda can pulls -- they can be found in abundance. Because I spent my childhood in the northeast part of...

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A light, easy, fast costume wig.

This project came together quite fast - only somewhere around 3 leisurely hours - and it's made entirely from fabric remnants, chosen to approximate the color of reddish and brown hair. I made it up as I went along, so I'll do my best to describe the process! I...

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Back into the swing of things.

After some big and exciting transitions over the past 6 months, I'm finally in a good place to create some art again. Recently I've had the chance to do some figure drawing, for the first time since I was in college! It feels great to draw some things again, and I had...

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Sneek Peek: photos by Liam Spradlin

So... I have an entire folder full of photos that I've been holding onto for a while. (Not a literal folder, and not literally "holding" them. You know what I mean!) But I can't help myself from sharing one of them today, because it's like money burning a hole in my...

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On the horizon…

I've just posted this photo and a few other photos to my Flickr stream, so I thought I'd share it here as well. (I'm wishing for warmer weather right now, so seeing the sun and greenery in this photo makes me happy!) The tutu is made from white Walmart shopping bags,...

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Well, I’m glad you asked!

F.A.Q. About My Artworks Because my work is a bit unusual, here are some quick answers to things you might be wondering... Where do you get your materials? Pack ratting, lucky finds on walks, anywhere I can find things other people have discarded. But I especially...

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Adam -n- Eve

This is a detail of a particular Quilted Painting that I'm dropping off today at the Lexington Art League -- their annual Member's Open show starts with a "4th Friday" celebration on July 24th! Each member of the Art League submits a piece to this show, which equals...

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Most Recently

I have been bitten by the purse bug again. Or maybe it's the change in the weather, reminding me that Spring is already OVER, and I haven't been on track with my self-imposed deadlines. Either way, be prepared for purses. Oh yeah---and be prepared for some new...

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Brushing off the dust…

I'm having a wonderful week in my Watercolor Workshop! Yep...I bet you didn't know it, but I'm learning how to "pour" watercolor paintings, taught right here in Scott County by Stefanie Vallee. Stefanie is not only a superb artist whose work is widely known and shown,...

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