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  • Trying

    Last week I was really struggling with the background people for this piece. It felt so close! But when I went back to it this week, it still wasn’t right, and having…

  • Not perfect

    Last week I didn’t post because I finally remembered it was Friday…on Saturday. So, yes, I’d say I was a little jet-lagged thanks to a long flight delay and then landing back…

  • That place

    This week I am…on vacation! Talk about lucky: My husband, daughter, and I are on a much-anticipated trip to Hawaii. You have probably already heard more than enough about the wonders of…

  • The bottom line

    All of the Commence pieces now have their camouflage people done and I’m just finalizing the main characters on the last few. Here’s a strange truth: I’ve never actually create a single,…

  • Fortunately

    I am sad and tired. And I admit it, it’s my own fault. It’s because I decided I deserved to get into an exhibition I entered, with hundreds of artists vying for…

  • It ain’t broke

    This was one of those weeks where I had to drag myself through my routine. Everything felt harder than usual. And after a few days, it wasn’t getting better; it was actually…

  • The last splinter

    Phew, there was a lot of moving little wooden people around this week. First peeling these tapes with paint on them off the canvas and matching them to their wooden silhouettes. Then…

  • The calm stranger

    Having had very little studio time over the previous two weeks, I was prepared for it to be a bit tough getting back in there this week. But it was actually easy.…

  • Commence

    This week I saw the light at the end of the guesswork. I completed the first two pieces from my new canvas series, and now I know how to finish all the…

  • Unstuck

    I have been doing a lot of work this week. This time by work I mean typing, transcribing medical reports, which is a job I started doing on the side in my…