I spent the holidays making stuff and painting.I find the holidays difficult,as many do and I generally stay busy with projects that keep bubbling up.I finally made the last boudoir lamp.I knew what I wanted to do but it required cutting up a vintage kid opera glove.Why this causes such hyperventilation considering they are unwearable.They … Continue reading Art off the Wall
Some people keep things and some people like to travel light.I am a person who keeps things and wishes I could be a travel light sort of person.You just never know when you might need that whose-it or thing-a-ma-jig.I spend more time search for something I am so sure I have only to realize I … Continue reading New Old Stock
I must be nesting.Actually I would rather be home than anywhere.All of my art stuff is at home.My entire apartment is my studio. I like having beautiful things around me even if I am covered in paint.There is tall basket full of antique parasols ,more kid gloves than anyone should own ,a silk piano shawl … Continue reading Lamps Without Light
I paint. If it stays still long enough I will paint it. Over the years I have painted various pieces of furniture and done some murals. (Painting on the walls is the best,goes against the rules.Of course it isn't in this circumstance but it still feels like it) I always hoped each job I … Continue reading I Can Paint That
OK folks,you heard it here first (or let's pretend anyway) the summer of 2016 is the summer of the dress.Purely anecdotally , but I have sold several in the last couple of weeks after a depressingly long , maybe I will give up and be a person who greets you at a certain large retail … Continue reading Season of the Dress
I was recently asked to contribute a mini hat to book project entitled CHAOS.This is a project to raise funds which is great and the subject is so very appropriate to my own life of the past year and a half or so. Chaos brought to my mind the myth of Pandora's box and so … Continue reading A Hat Called Chaos
A sardine can with key.It was in a pile of miscellaneous metal stuff at EcoWorks,Inc. and it spoke to me.Had to go back to get it. (worried it would be gone) I have several frozen Charlotte doll parts including a larger glazed porcelain head,a real outlier.Normally drawn to the small bisque dolls with a tiny … Continue reading A Sardine Can?
Oh,so much better with natural light! And even a little detail shot.Vindication.
You have a website. You need to know is who your potential customer is. And it can't be you! This the internet oracles tell you and it always was a head scratcher.My potential customer IS me and it took me a long time to chuck this rule out the window.I mean,naturally am not selling things … Continue reading Break Some Eggs
Not just any chair.Just the oak Victorian kitchen chairs with spindles and light carving on the backs.Yes,indeed.The really uncomfortable chairs .My house is full of them.I have dragged them home from trash piles,thrift stores and salvage places forever. That's right.I have an apartment full of chairs that no one wants to sit on,including me.(Though the … Continue reading I am Delight and I have a chair fetish