In The Studio: Interview With Alisa Burke

In The Studio - Alisa Burke Interview

An artist I greatly admire is Oregon coast artist Alisa Burke. She is talented, inspiring, and a great teacher. I took a couple of her online classes this summer. She offers so many classes! Something for everyone. So… I am super happy for the opportunity to participate in her In The Studio series of interviews with artists.…

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Guest Blogger, Rumi

Safety Pin Heart -

I’m letting Rumi, the 13th century poet, take the wheel today. Your heart knows the way. Run in that direction. —Rumi

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More on Mushrooms – Watercolor and Glass

Slimy Mushroom in the Forest -

My fascination with mushrooms isn’t new. I grew up hiking through the rain forests of the Pacific Northwest and always stopped to admire the mushrooms – they are everywhere. It’s just that I am taking a closer look now. I spotted this slimy mushroom on an Oregon forest hike in August 2016. I have no…

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Magic and Mushrooms

A new view -

No, not those kinds of mushrooms! Read on… It began like so many weekends, filled with promise. Mostly my selfish promise of staying in my studio all. weekend. long. and making art. But… that didn’t happen. Plans, interrupted Life, laundry, and all of the regular stuff squeezed in. This may sound like a failure or disappointment,…

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Spooky Trees Makeover

Spooky Trees Makeover -

I hate being scared. You will never find me at a scary movie or a haunted house. Suffice to say, the only thing I like about Halloween is the candy. But I couldn’t resist stopping by the Halloween section at Target a while ago. A small framed piece of glass titled ‘Spooky Trees’ grabbed my eye.…

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