Creating Arctic Mermaids and Orcas in the Summer Heat

August 1, 2008

It’s been so hot here, that I work outside early in the morning and late in the evening, and work in my studio during the heat of the day. Tom is building me a new studio addition. I’m so excited! I try to help as much as I can, if you call my feeble attempts […]

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New Clear Resin Jewelry Mermaid Bracelet

July 28, 2008

Huge Clear Resin Jewelry Mermaid Bangle Bracelet This is a new clear resin cast mermaid bracelet. I think she turned out great, for my first one. I have more of these in the works. This bracelet took 5 separate castings to make. I kept my fingers crossed, that I would not mess up the last […]

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New Modern Resin Jewelry

July 22, 2008

Huge Crystal Clear Seahorse & Starfish Resin Bangle Bracelet SOLD Resin jewelry is in, again. The old vintage pieces are still hot items. The old Bakelite and phenolic and celluloid pieces are fetching high prices. We are a plastics society. I love plastics. I spent my career designing industrial pumps and motors with plastics. With […]

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I’m Back……

July 13, 2008

This has been a trying and busy year, and it’s only half over. Lost my little 7 year old Grandson, Nicholas, to cancer. Already had the cancer beat, but it came back, and his little body just could not handle the chemotherapy a second time. We miss him so much. He was such a sweet […]

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My Poor Florida Truck

November 26, 2007

My truck does not like this cold weather. I have to agree. It was born and raised in the tropics. It was modified to not overheat while pulling boats or sitting in traffic with the air conditioning going full blast. The 12 volt battery has given me the most trouble. The truck has had 3 […]

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Finally Finished Moving

October 11, 2007

Just finished moving 50 miles east to La Veta, Colorado. It’s a charming little town on the eastern side of the Sangre de Cristos mountain range. Very pretty here. Packing and loading boxes, hauling furniture and hefting artwork is never fun. But, my new studio is great. Tom, just finshed building it for me. It […]

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They Voted NOT to Let Me Enter Clay Show

August 16, 2007

They voted NOT to let my polymer clay art in the Clay Continuum show. “They” being the other clay artists. Maybe, by next year, I can change their minds about polymer clay.While my little polymer clay sculpture, sat waiting at the gallery for a decision, someone came in, and fell in love with him, and […]

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New Show for Clay Artists

August 12, 2007

This month begins a new show in at the SPACe Gallery. It’s called the Clay Continuum.I dropped by with one of my smaller polymer clay sculptures. Not sure if they will accept me into the show. All the other artists work in earthen clay, the kind you need a kiln to fire. I explained that […]

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Sawing Your Own Lumber

August 6, 2007

I sat in the little bit of shade that the pickup truck provided. Wearing my boyfriend’s hat and getting the seat of my pants wet from the rain soaked log I was pearched on. I watched in amazement as Tom took logs and turn them into 2×4’s. They do that here, in Colorado. Where I […]

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2007 Colorado – Best of Show Award

July 18, 2007

My animal skull sculpture, “Battle Cry”, won the “Best of Show” Award, at the 2007 Colorado Show in La Veta. This show was juried by artist Albert Anderson Clymer, who gave a painting demonstration before the show opening. His art works have not only drawn rave reviews, but have also earned him inclusion in the […]

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