Spread 210 - Matt 20 Jan 2016 Preparing to head to the desert of Palm Springs for my class Totems at Traci Hanson's - Creative Nomad Retreat with Roxanne Coble. Very excited! Not the best photo from my iPhone.
Spread 202 - What I Hide 13 July 2015 A new spread. Today you can go to Tracie Hanson's Dream Digger Blog here you can view her interview with me about art journaling. Our class with Roxanne Coble, The Creative Nomad in beautiful Palm Springs goes life to sign up July 21, 2015! Enjoy!
Today is the last day of my vacation. Enjoy a a side kick spread. It has truly been such a wonderful bit of rest, and joyous creating with dear friends. It is also nice to be home and have some relaxation time before back to the realities of work.
Spread 192 - Side Kick - Cover Vintage children's book, tape, paint, vintage papers. Orly Avineri gave this Side Kick to me a few years ago. She made the cover and I have always loved it. Over the years it has developed a lovely patina, with bits of pant here and there. She uses Side [...]
Spread 179 - Listen to me4 to 9 Aug 2014Vintage and personal images, acrylic paint, vintage fabric, gel skin transfers.Leaving Mukilteo on the ferryMy home away from home.The Steves' Inn at the Dr. W. L. White house Established in 1894.Another shot of the Steves' Inn.A deer walking the grounds of the Steves' Inn. A morning walk [...]
Spread 175 - No More Vagueness 21 June 2014 Black gesso, white gesso, Nova Color paint, vintage papers, tracing paper image. The past is over. The present is this point in time to be enjoyed and lived. My future is filling with lots of artistic opportunities. This spread was completed in Orly Avineri's art journaling [...]
It is time for Seth Apter's Buried Treasure! I chose one of my favorite posts from one of my favorite events of the past year. I chose it because it involves some of my dearest friends Orly, Seth, Terry, John, Irene, and many more from my wonderful art family. Art Family from February 16, 2014 [...]
Spread 0170 - Humbled 17-18 May 2014 Vintage and personal papers, napkins, matte medium, Nova Color paints, Ink, Distress Inks, matte varnish Sigano white pen, Micron black pen, Sharpie china pencils. This spread is one of four I completed in Orly Avineri's weekend workshop. Every time I take one of Orly's classes I am humbled and [...]
Spread 0168 - "Mystery of a Woman" 4 May 2014 Vintage and personal papers, tracing paper images, paint chips, matte medium, black gesso, Nova C0lor paints, black Micron pen, Sigano white gel pen, Tim Holtz Distress inks, matte varnish. Note: the center portions of the above spread are flaps that open. Inside center spread 4 [...]
Miss My Tribe 11 to 21 February 2014 Nova Color acrylic paint, vintage, found & personal images, matt medium, black gesso, Sharpie china marker, graphite pencil, Signao white gel pen. tracing paper images, paint peelings. It is still amazing to me two weeks later I am still under the effects of my artist tribe. So [...]
Seth, Orly & I Seth & I at in my back yard. Brian, John and Terry My two handmade journals created in "If Walls Could Talk". Our journal stack in my home. Our journal stack in Orly's home I had a wonderful vacation a week ago spending 6 days with Terry Garrett from Minnesota and [...]
Spread 158 - Brotherhood 8 February to 10 February 2014 Vintage, found & personal papers, matt medium, Nova color acrylic paint, playing card, tracing paper image, tape, sharpie chalk pencil, pencil, Sigano white gel pen, Sigano red pen, sharpie marker, black gesso. This past week I had the vacation of a lifetime sharing time with [...]
Spread 153 - Many Faces 7 December 2013 Vintage and found papers, black & tan tapes, Micron brush pens, micron pens, Sharpie chalk pencils, Nova Color acrylic paints, Tim Holtz Distress Ink, matt varnish. Sometimes when I get out of my own way I can actually enjoy a moment in time, an experience and learn [...]
Spread 148 - Rooted - Part 1 2 November 2013 Black gesso, Nova Color acrylic paint, found & handmade papers, Micron pens. From my father I am rooted in rust, metal & art. From my mother, I am rooted in the earth, nature & nurture. These are deeply rooted in me and a part of [...]
Spread 147 - A Man On A High Rope 2 November 2013 Black & white gesso, matte medium, black, brown & metal tape, personal images, china marker, micron pens, Nova Color acrylic paint. The largest percentage of my spreads deal with my past. It is time to start dealing with my present. It doesn't mean [...]
I am excited to announce I will be teaching at the Pacific Northwest Art School on beautiful Whidbey Island, Washington. I will be teaching my class Personal Images on August 2-3 2014. I am excited to be joining my friends Orly Avineri and Terry Garrett who will also be teaching at there as well, click [...]
Spread 142 - Newness, Inspiration 25 August 2013 Black gesso, metal tape, sand paper, found objects, Nova Color acrylic paint, matte medium. I crave newness, inspiration, freshness. Take a class, go to a new place, go outside, explore, go deep contemplate.
Spread 141 - Pointless25 August 2001Nova Color acrylic paint, handmade papers, personal images, matt medium, black and white gesso, black and white charcoal pencil.----------As pointless as a stairway to nowhere.
Spread 0127 - Fabulous 21 April 2013 Nova Color acrylic paint, vintage and personal images, hand made papers, tissue paper, Sigano black & white gel pens. Had a fabulous weekend, wish you were there!
Dance With The Devil 11 October 2012 Vintage and personal papers & images, maps, drafting paper, crackle paste, matte medium, acrylic paint, Tim Holtz Adirondack sprays, Sigano white gel pen I have danced with the Devil. And yes at times I have been that Devil. Now I dance all by my self. Click on the [...]