morning walks at fort worden

Port Townsend is home to Fort Worden State Park along Admiralty Inlet and the straights of Juan de Fuca. For the past three years of ArtFest, I’ve fallen in love with the area. I try to get in two walks out to the lighthouse around sunrise and sunset. On my way out to the lighthouseContinue reading “morning walks at fort worden”

artfest fun

House 4E  Fort Worden was filled with fun during ArtFest. top left moving clockwise: Megan, Lauren, Liz, Ed, me, Joanne, Jai, Jenny & Shannon Andrew is in this photo. Jai has grown quite a bit since last year. The weather was nice. Lots of clouds with sprinklings of sunshine and rain. Our fireplace mantles didn’tContinue reading “artfest fun”

off to Art Fest and Port Townsend WA

The title says it all. Tomorrow my friends Lauren & Joanne will pick me up and head north to Port Townsend Washington for five days. This year’s class line up is: Carla Sonheim’s “Your Inner Dr. Seuss”. A whimsical book making class with crazy & odd drawings. Tiphoni’s “The Series”. Playing with color theory, drawingContinue reading “off to Art Fest and Port Townsend WA”

screen printing project: artfest house 4e

ArtFest is just around the corner and another addition to the group prayer flags is here!  I’ve chosen to do a screen print. Many of my friends and family have not seen this process, so I’ll try to break it down in photo form for all to understand. Here is the process I go throughContinue reading “screen printing project: artfest house 4e”

crabs descending print

Every year on Christmas Eve, our family gathers for a grand crab feed. Living in Oregon, Dungeness crab is not hard to find. Typically my father creates a fabulous card to invite extended family members to the event. Wine flows freely along with copious amounts of crab, wonderful green salad and bread from the MetropolContinue reading “crabs descending print”

stalled project

Something interesting has started growing on my pig gut. Another artist had asked if there were problems with things growing on or consuming the pig/hog intestine sculptures after drying. Organic materials… you never know! On initial thought, I replied “No”. However I should probably revise that answer. After four or five days of drying, myContinue reading “stalled project”