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More from Tokyo Quilt Show 2007

More from Tokyo Quilt Show 2007

May 23, 2010 | Japan, quilts, travel | No Comments

Juicy color and fun from Tokyo Quilt Show.

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Tokyo Quilt Show 2007

Tokyo Quilt Show 2007

May 21, 2010 | Japan, quilts, travel | No Comments

In January, 2007, I was lucky enough to go to Hong Kong for the Toy Show and on our way back, we stopped in Japan. Someone commented (in Japanese) on my colorful clothing and handed me a paper announcing the International Quilt Show in Tokyo. If she hadn’t made this approach, I would have missed…

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Costume drama in Barcelona

Costume drama in Barcelona

Loved these street performers in Barcelona dressed as women from a Velasquez painting. I am still trying to get back to the Inspiration section on my site but dang it, life is just so exciting and busy. I keep hitting remind in a week when the reminder pops up. Barcelona was wonderful and I took…

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Spring clean this week, back to oil painting next week

Spring clean this week, back to oil painting next week

Wow, what a novel concept! Having some time at home to do some spring cleaning. The last few years have been way too chaotic to get at those boxes in the attic so am having a BIG sort out at last. The floor of the attic is just plywood (watch out for splinters on the…

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Thinking Zen thoughts in Harrison Hot Springs

Thinking Zen thoughts in Harrison Hot Springs

May 4, 2010 | travel | No Comments

Mmmmmmmmm……. Am recharging my batteries (without all those New year’s Eve pals around) after a hellacious month of helping my brother move his RV home. We probably tossed out 60% of his stuff and he still managed to pack 2 RVs full. He’s a hoarder, such a whip smart guy with excellent mechanical skills but…

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New oil paintings

New oil paintings

April 18, 2010 | ART, figurative painting | No Comments

Finally got my site updated with my new 2010 work which is in oil paint and gold leaf on canvas. The gold leaf is much easier to work on a nice dry acrylics ground so I learned that I had to put the leaf down at an earlier stage with oils… had to spend an…

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