Tuesday, December 28, 2010

Monday, December 20, 2010

Monday, December 13, 2010

"Home Sweet Gingerbread"

Created as a Team by POD, age four (well, almost), LAD, age 2 (just barely), and MOM & Grami who are learning to be Unperfectionists.

Tuesday, November 30, 2010

Clothespin People of Pinole by Elora

Had fun crafting with ten year old grandaughter on Thanksgiving vacation.  Here are a few of the characters that happened to be clothespins.  There's Surfer Dude,   Lady Gaga, Unknown Female (possibly Valley Girl), Bikini Girl (too much chlorine in her hair!  Aaaaaaaaah! ) Elora Herself, Rasta Man and Tidy Whitey.  Then we decorated and added bling to plastic hairbands from the Dollar Store.  This is Art for the Grandma Soul!

                     My People:  Recycle Man, Angel, Mermaid

My Faves: Surfer Dude, His surfboard and his Girlfriend

      ..and Hula Girl by mom, Holle, of Noho Nani Mai

Friday, November 19, 2010

Wednesday, November 17, 2010

Sunday, November 7, 2010

Now in Gallery

Retitled "Nesting", this painting is currently hanging in the member's show at the San Diego Art Institute in Balboa Park

Friday, November 5, 2010

New Sketches

View from Beatrice Woods Museum, Ojai
                                           PB Pier

Public Art installation of boats and surfboards at MCASD La Jolla

Wednesday, November 3, 2010

Another Technique...

...involving texture and layering from Jane La Fazio's Mixed Media class.

  This 3-D tile-sized image doesn't photograph well but is fun to play with:

Tuesday, October 26, 2010

Saturday, October 23, 2010


Remember the huge collage that wanted to be a book?  (Flexing Fingers - October 7)  This is it:

Thursday, October 14, 2010

An Experiment With Eggs

I went crazy on this and it became a slideshow after I invented a few new techno-curse words! Is there a way to put a slideshow on a blog?  If so, my next project is a dictionary of those words...

Thursday, October 7, 2010

Flexing Fingers

Jane LaFazio's class Mixed Media with Paper and Cloth started Monday. This gynormous collage is the first phase of a project that will become a book. Watch this space...

Point Loma Sunset

from Jean's balcony - a little crooked, a little wine..

Tuesday, September 21, 2010

Saturday, September 11, 2010

Saturday, September 4, 2010

Tamale is Another Day

Visited art studios in Barrio Logan. Ate rolled tacos and sketched on a street corner under an umbrella. That's the Coronado Bridge in the distance. Plan to return tomorrow.  Saw a great sculpture made out of typewriter parts! http://devicegallery.com/galleries/mayer/mayer.html

Thursday, August 26, 2010

Flowers Die and Boats Depart

Sketches are "the state of the heart"      
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