Optical Illusion, Joey’s Challenge #19

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Sorry it’s been awhile since I posted anything new. I was visiting Kali last week and did not take my laptop. I have never been able to successfully post with my iPad. So frustrating, but I did make art while I was gone.  This week’s challenge from Joey is to use a tangle that has… Continue Reading


Bijou Maze

I’m visiting Kali for a week, And posting has proven to be almost Impossible from my iPad. More to follow when I get Back home. Promise.


Germany v. Argentina, World Cup, 2014

World Cup, 2014, has come down to these two teams,  Germany and Argentina. There have been a few highlights along the way,  this being one of them 🙂 Now, on to the final match!


Star Unraveled

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 This is what I’ve been playing with lately. Not an idea that I came up with, but based on a piece of artwork created by my friend and fellow CZT – artist Sharon Payne . . . . . . that I saw and loved! Sharon calls this piece Dreaming at Sunset. You can see this… Continue Reading


One of My Favorite Times of the Year

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You are probably going to think I’m crazy, but I’m going to persevere and make this post anyway! Hahaha! One of my favorite times of the year? Heck, yeah! School supplies now at your local WalMart (and a bunch of other places, but these photos happen to be from WalMart.) OK, little know facts about… Continue Reading


TootsieButter?

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Some time back, my friend Sandy Hunter did some experimenting with taking two tangle patterns and turning them into one. Kind of a mash-up, if you will. Last night I was drawing Michele Beauchamp’s blooming-butter and thought it would really mix it up well with the TootsieMoon that I’ve been working on. This is a drawing… Continue Reading


TootsieMoon and Color

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Last week I posted the step-out for my tangle TootsieMoon and gave some examples of it in use. Below is the tile in straight black and white. I have since come back and added color by way of Prismacolor Pencils. And I added that cute little snail. He (or she) is fresh from CZT training… Continue Reading


Chiyogami Tile Folder, Yay!!!

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In early May I had opportunity to be in Toronto, Ontario, and with the help of fellow artist Cherryl Moote I was able to visit the Japanese Paper Place. Taken from their website, their mission is to encourage artists and creative people everywhere to learn about the unique qualities of traditional Japanese papers. We spent… Continue Reading


The Diva Challenge, #174

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It has been quite some time since I’ve taken one of Laura’s Diva Challenges! I got too bogged down in swaps and they were taking up too much of my time. So for now I am holding off on swaps and trying to reconnect. This was Laura’s 174th challenge, wow! that’s hard to believe! The… Continue Reading


One More TootsieMoon

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As promised, one more tile featuring TootsieMoon. You’ve seen it straight, you’ve seen it round, and now you see it meandering. In case you didn’t see the step-out for TootsieMoon, scroll down to the next post and you can see step by step how to draw it out. How to tangle a little TootsieMoon for… Continue Reading