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New Collaborative Piece - The Laundry Line

A badly-taken picture of the laundry line picture (in black & white and in color) These are the 2 slices of the original inspiration photo. (I'm currently working on the right-side photo) As I mentioned in a previous post, I am supposed to be concentrating on painting a slice of the Laundry Line.   I was actually able to spend some time on it and have gotten to the point of being almost-done.   I will admit that it has been hard to get motivated to do -- it is not my favorite subject and I just don't find it inspiring.  Work has begun, the shirt and blanket are painted So you're probably wondering why the heck I agreed to do a section of the painting if I didn't care for the picture.   For 2 main reasons - 1, I like working collaboratively (it's so fun to see how other artists interpret the same image) and 2, I enjoy challenging myself to do something I wouldn't normally do (I think that's how we grow as individuals... by

Burien Arts Gallery - Opening Reception for Fiber 19's Bountiful Textures Show

 Burien Arts Gallery - front window (my "Oh My, Camellia! is in the front on the easel!) Last Friday (November 6th), was the opening of the Fiber 19's Bountiful Textures Show.   The Burien Arts Gallery is a fabulous place!  It's located in downtown Burien - and wow has Burien changed a lot since I was last there (about 30 years ago)!  There was incredible appetizers, lots of wine, and lots of great conversation!  The show looks GREAT!  A big thank you to Louise Roby, Barbara Matthews, and Terry Berg for curating and organizing the   show!!  The opening reception Our show Bountiful Textures will be up from now until December 27th.  There is not only artwork available to see and purchase, but lots of wonderful smaller gifts as well! More of the reception AND a big thank you to the Burien Arts Center for offering Fiber 19 the opportunity to hold our show in their lovely gallery!!! _____________________________________________________

Michael Pinball Clemons Foundation Gala Pictures

I received a message from Kalla at the Michael Pinball Clemons Foundation, saying that the Gala was wonderful and that my world globe bowls looked great (whew!). She even sent me a couple of pictures...  which I'm sharing here:   Thank you Kalla, for choosing my bowls for your event!!