Studio Visit: Heirloom Hardanger Patterns

  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H7BFdjDDJ2Q Gentle reader, I keep threatening to spew out a torrent of books like a cyclone from which the world may never recover -- bwahaha.  But seriously.  My life is about finding the time and energy to choose from the millions of things I want to do, and then doing as many of them [...]

Flower Crown

In tarot, people with hats or almost anything on their heads are empowered.  The exceptions are bandages and shawls or cowls, and those imply different things.  The cowls/shawls are seen on children and imperiled women.  Headbands are seen on wealthy merchants and the bourgeoisie, as well as those who are blessed, such as the 2 [...]

The Winner

The Winner

I’m feeling the gestalt of this piece, which is truly life-changing for me. This was my first attempt at drawing myself.   I have had a surprising amount of anxiety about drawing.  I almost never draw anything, and it has never felt good.  It never occurred to me to draw myself until a few months [...]