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Pages 1/11/12

Photos I took on the Hipstamatic for iphone at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View. There were some awesome old computers. If you are local to the Bay Area […]

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Pages 1/7/12

This is a sketch I did on a paper grocery bag. I’m adding it as a tip-in page into the altered book. I find tip-ins a good way to use […]

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Pages 1/3/12

Preparing the Altered Book. Removing pages, gluing pages, and waiting for them to dry. Back Cover. I sanded the cover, then painted the book with good acrylic paint and used […]

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Pages 11/27/11

Since I’ve been feeling under the weather I’ve been doing small projects in front of the TV while I rest – ATCs, painting pottery and doing some finishing work on […]

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Pages 11/26/11

Here’s the Frida ATC all painted with watercolors. I really like the way this turned out! (She looks a tiny bit angry though. lol)

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Pages 11/25/11

Here are a couple of new ATCs I’ve been working on.  The Santa was inspired after watching the Macy’s Day Parade. Christmas with a twist. The other Frida / Catrina […]

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Pages 11/12/11

Working on painting some small trays about 6″ x 6″. I used underglazes on low fire clay. These are in the kiln and will need to be overglazed with transparent […]

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Pages 10/26/11

Some recent ATCs I’ve made. Copic markers, inks and watercolor.

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Pages 10/19/11

Treasures from the kiln. Check out the haul. 🙂 Opening the kiln is always big fun. Perfect firing, nothing lost, nothing needing to be re-fired. Getting ready for my show […]

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Pages 10/18/11

Sketchbook spread and a couple of ATC doodles.

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Pages 10/15/11

 Benicia old ship bone yard from the highway.  Crazy refinery in Benicia.  Restaurant in Marriot Hotel in Sacramento.  Inside of old record shop in Old Town Sacramento. There were tons […]

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Pages 10/13/11

I’ve been ignoring my blog lately. But, I’ve been working on projects the whole time. Here’s a selection of some things I’ve been doing. A couple ATCs. One was for […]

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Pages 09/15/11

Been working on my journal lately. Here are a few finished pages for you guys to look at. I love journaling. It really gives me total freedom to work less […]

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Pages 09/10/11

A few weeks ago my pottery guild had an open studios tour which I signed up for. Other members went from place to place to see how others had set […]

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Pages 08/01/11

Here’s a snapshot of the final tip in page for my friend. ‘She’s Alot of F’s …’

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Pages 07/28/11

Working on this tip-in page for a friend’s 50th birthday. Size is 7X7. She’s doing a 50th birthday journal and capturing her year. Hope she like this! This is the […]

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Pages 07/25/11

This sun bowl is now ready to be glazed. All the underglazes are in place. Once it comes out of the kiln, the colors will brighten up and be shiny.

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Pages 07/13/11

Pretty cool – I got interviewed for EQSQ’s Blogger of the Week. Check out the article.  

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Pages 07/03/11

I’ve been super busy with work, so not alot of time to create right now. Here are a couple ATCs I did over the past couple of weeks.

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Pages 06/11/11

Photos from our outing to San Juan Bautista.  Old Adobe Antiques. All the times I’ve gone to San Juan Bautista, it’s NEVER been open. Had to capture the ‘Open’ sign […]

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Pages 05/09/11

We finally finished the tiled mirror over the weekend. Last step was to add black caulking around the tiles to weatherproof it. Bob did this step because it required more […]

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Pages 04/30/11 Afternoon

Shots with the Hipstamatic on iphone. In and around the pottery show at Bargetto and antique shops in Soquel, CA. Bargetto was a nice setting for the pottery show.

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Pages 04/30/11

Bob and I are putting together a mirror frame kit we bought from Aftosa. I was originally going to paint my own tiles, but we found a seller on eBay […]

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Pages 04/26/11

Set of 5 aceos / atcs. Found these in an envelope. Guess I forgot about them. Glad I found them again.

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Pages 04/16/11

3 ATCS in pen and ink and watercolor. I left a couple with blank areas. I was thinking about doing cards at Zazzle where people can change the type to […]

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