It Starts with a Picture


and pictures always tell a story
Here is a wonderful journey called
The Story Beyond the Still
A competition by Canon "to interpret what story lives beyond this still and to tell that story with the new Canon EOS 7D. Vincent Laforet's "The Cabbie" will be the first chapter of seven, each ending with a still photograph for the next aspiring filmmaker to interpret. Posing the question to

Nosing Around Odd Crafts


"the aliens could be "right under or noses – or even in our noses."

Scientists Say



Location: Dayton Street above sweetie shop door
Meanwhile in Jafabrit's Studio
Some new textile art to leave around town somewhereQuestionable Crafts for YOUR Consideration at kraftomaticQuestions about Knit GraffitiOutdoorKnit asked a very good question.When do we stop?"What's the point if it is mainstream

Stitches


I just HAD to share this, it had me in stitches.




Oh talking about STITCHES!
I finally faced it, stitching the face that is. ARG! I was just so nervous about how to go about it, what thread to use, what direction the stitches would go in, etc. I ended up using a cotton polyester thread rather than embroidery floss. Still haven't figured out the hair yet. What I am MOST happy about are the

Drawing Inspiration


A friend of mine, Michael Fleishman, just published his sixth text book (Delmar Cengage Learning) and whee! looky here.

Double Whee! my paintings are in chapter 16, Drawing Observes Page 261. I am truly honored to be included in this book, thank you Michael and congratulations on a fabulous book (The colour plates are just gorgeous)and YES! inspiring.Here is a video about the book.I am also

What is this?


I saw this very strange stone animal in Yellow Springs(outside Sam& Eddies)





Am I seeing what I think I am seeing?LOL!

The Urge Overwhelmed Me


andI had to draw and then paint.work in progress

Originally I planned a couple months ago to paint a dog on an orange background on canvas. I painted the canvas a yummy orange and there is sat in my studio for two months. Yesterday I had an urge to draw so I painted over the canvas in white and cream acrylic. It is wonderful to just draw on it with charcoal and wipe off with a soft cloth. So I

Let it Not be Said


only the young and female create pieces for yarnbombing. These gorgeous pieces were knitted by a local professor, Gary Pierson for Olga Ziemska's "flock of hands" sculpture.

Thanks Gary they are gorgeous.Knitting in the NewsDave Cole takes Knitting to New HeightsMeanwhile back at the StudioI am slowly working on pieces for Olga's "flock of hands" sculpture AND knit knot tree II. I am also

Wordless Wedneday: Snowy Wreath