May 2009

31 May

The Meaning of Poppies

Little did you realize that each and every flower has a symbolic meaning. I rediscovered this recently via Conscientious and a link to an extensive list of the symbolic meaning of flowers. I recall as a teen that roses had different meanings depending on the colour, and girls always wanted red ones because they represented […]

28 May

More Mixed Media Collage on Etsy

Here’s a few more of my recent mixed media collage pieces that I’ve listed for sale on Etsy. On Wings we Fly, 10″ x 10″ Mixed Media Collage: gel medium transfer, inkjet print, rubber stamp, acrylic paint, and watercolour This work is listed for sale on Etsy with further detail photos. Octopus, 10″ x 10″ […]

27 May

Mixed Media Collage on Etsy

As mentioned many times on the blog, I’ve been exploring mixed media collage techniques with the goal of creating one piece a week in a moleskin sketchbook. I managed to keep this up for about a year and a half and learned a lot in the process. Earlier this spring I decided the sketchbook format […]

14 May

Gathering only the influences you want, and shedding the rest.

I love the horoscope from Free Will Astrology this week: LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): “Dear Rob Brezsny: I really didn’t like a recent horoscope you wrote for me. I’m a Leo, and although your oracle was sort of true, I didn’t want it to be true, and furthermore I didn’t want to lend my belief […]

13 May

10 Good Things from the Weekend

It’s Wednesday, the day of the week that rests exactly at the point between the previous weekend and the one to come. I’ve been having a series of awesome weekends and I wanted to write up a “Good Things” list before the next one happened. Here goes: 1. Hanging out with Boris enjoying some excellent […]

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