In the Studio

Updates on some of my many studio projects.

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I’ve listed a few of my new rust dyed silk and feather pendants and painting pendants in my online store. They are also being sold at the Alternatives Museum Store at the Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts in Wilmington, DE.

I reworked this painting. it’s 36 x 48 inches. What do you think? Overflow

I am trying to integrate warm colors and cool colors in my compositions. For some reason I usually have paintings that are all blue or all warm golds and browns. I’m working on this new painting which also incorporates warm and cool colors together. Here I obviously have rust on the brain.

Flange

I just finished teaching Adult Abstract Painting at Highlands Art Garage in Wilmington which will be repeated in the Fall (register here) and couldn’t wait to get back in my studio working.  After teaching about abstract painting and breaking it down to color, technique and composition I think I’m ready to let go of my water imagery. I know people love to know what abstract work is about or what it means or what it looks like, myself included, but it’s time for me let go of the reins a bit. I’ll see where the painting takes me. Stay tuned.

 

Summer Accessories

I know summer can’t last forever? My daughter said “Mom, people are shopping for Back to School.” Maybe so but I think these colors will carry over at least into September, and be a reminder of the carefree days of summer. I had fun photographing my oldest daughter before she goes back to college. To see individual listings go to my store.

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Summer Paintbox Accessories

The best part about summer is wearing fun bright colors! Am I right?
Summer Colors

Sunflower, Tangerine, Grass, Cerise and Wheat are some new color ways for my silk cuff bracelets. Also new is the 1.5 inch silk cuff. Check out the new items here. Order by release date to see the newly added pieces.

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Tons of new glass painting pendant available too!IMG_0340

Glass Painting Pendant

 

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Paintbox Accessories for Valentine’s Day

Hey guys, don’t forget your sweetheart!

Paintbox Painting Pendants Here are a few things that are bright and beautiful and available in my online store. If your sweetheart isn’t good at picking things out for you, well send him a link. I’m sure he’ll appreciate it.

Paintbox Accessories

I’m excited to announce my line of Paintbox Accessories. These handmade, one of a kind accessories are a labor of love.

My silk cuffs are made with hand dyed silk over a layer of painted broadcloth adhered to an aluminum cuff.

Silk Cuff bracelet

Silk Cuff Bracelet

Orchid Silk Cuff Bracelet

I’m using glass cabochons to showcase original paintings and hand dyed silk.

Glass Pendants

Silk and Painting Pendants

Glass Painting Pendant

Glass Painting Pendant

My original soldered painting pendants are reversible with 2 paintings under glass, one on each side.

Soldered Painting Pendants

Soldered Painting Pendants

All pendants are sold with 16 inch leather cord necklaces. See store for individual listings and more photos.

 

 

New Paintbox Cuffs

Introducing my new line of Paintbox Cuffs. Inspired by the colors of nature, translated with paint and dye into wearable accessories to brighten your day.
All the colors of nature's paintbox

All the colors of nature’s paintbox

Merlot Cuff

Merlot

Sky Cuff

Sky

 

Purple Mountain Cuff

Purple Mountains

Ocean Surf Cuff

Ocean Surf

Grass

Grass

Ruby Cuff

Ruby

Gold Nugget Cuff

Gold Nugget