The Arts Center’s Chocolate Fantasy is fast approaching. Starting at 6pm on Saturday February 27th, club level of Reser Stadium in Corvallis, 10 chocolatiers will strut their stuff to benefit the Arts Center (Beaver Catering, Bad Cupcakes, Burst’s Chocolates, Feast Alternative, Francesco’s Gelato, Jillicious Desserts, Novak’s Hungarian Restaurant, OSU Catering, Rocket Queen Cupcakes & SpringhillContinue reading “Chocolate Fantasy & Art Auction”
Heavy rain showers, sun breaks, hail & wind, we had it all today! George and I made our rounds through mushy fields at the park. I saw two red-tailed hawks and one eagle. I managed to finish 5 pig gut covered wire “pillow” forms this morning and the house still reeks of it. Here theyContinue reading “5 drying”
Feeling about finished with Evelyn’s Tree. Tried to adjust one section that was having problems and wasn’t successful. Adding linoleum back into the block just isn’t possible. Next step will be to set up a silk screen to drop color over the image. It can also be just in black & white if people prefer.Continue reading “Evelyn’s Tree Print: Finished?”
I’ve been playing around with more wire in hopes of finding something that feels right. This concept has been in the works for a couple of months and I was anticipating finishing it for the Howland Community open. But then life changed. Current status: in progress. Displayed on the table are the wire forms waitingContinue reading “More wire and gut”
Just wanted to share the beautiful tulips Cynthia and Patrick brought over. Awfully sweet of them. The vase was one she made. Always beautiful work! Here is a proof of the Tree print. I’ve been futzing with it today.
I was able to show her two stages of this print before she left us. Here is the progress so far: This is a linoleum block print. I’ve drawn the image onto the surface with pencil then reinforced the lines using permanent marker. This is the same block in carving stage. This is a proofContinue reading “Evelyn’s Tree Print”
Evelyn died early this morning.
Friday I went down for a 1:30 visit and met up with Lee who was already sitting in her room. The nurses has started her on an IV drip of morphine so she would stop having all the ups and downs. Kim and Kirsten experienced some pretty bad stuff while they were visiting the dayContinue reading “Ending….”
Mike passed along last nights report via email that I thought you all might like to read. The new room 8127 is pretty nice. Didn’t see it in daylight but from the direction and building layout it should have a great view of the river and valley out toward Marcola. A couple comments she madeContinue reading “News from Mike’s visit”
Just received a phone call from Kim with the freshest news from Lee. He talked with Laura(palliative care coordinator) and Evelyn’s feeding tube will be removed today. She will be moved to the 8th floor for the remainder of her care. He stayed with her until she fell asleep. He left to go in searchContinue reading “today’s move”