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Inspiration

The Strand

November 11, 2008

In preparation for creating my first altered book in class tomorrow I made a trip to the famous Strand bookstore today and had a field day digging through their collections. It was a very cold day today and my tummy was growling but I could not be distracted from the rows of $1.00 books that awaited my exploration. It was...

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I often come across quotes by different artists that inspire me in my own work. I thought it would be nice to share a different one every once in a while! “From around the age of six, I had the habit of sketching from life. I became an artist, and from fifty on began producing works that won some reputation,...

May 20, 2008

Adam is in San Franscico on business and I miss him. At the same time I am excited for some time to be by myself (and of course with some friends). The studio beckons (and the furballs compete for attention!) Today I took 2 long walks…and I focused on my breathing. Despite the crazy drivers in Queens (or anywhere really...

May 18, 2008

Yesterday I was visited by Louie (our grey tabby cat) in my studio as I was painting. He has been given many nicknames by us as well as friends. A few favorites: Megaman, Louie Meatballs, & Eggplant (which I have to admit, he does resemble at times, seeing as how he’s got a little extra meat on his bones…okay….about 16...

March 1, 2008

Sometimes walking into the studio (even though it is only a few feet from my bedroom) seems to take immense courage. Sometimes that little space becomes a giant elephant in the room, seemingly overnight. It stares at me from across the hall and taunts me with its presence. I experience that conflicting pull to it that is balanced out by...

February 29, 2008