Monday prior to Thanksgiving brought a bit of snow & ice. We didn’t receive much in Albany but here are a couple of photos. Our back yard: George Bird tracks on the railing. Mr. George again! He’s such a cutie and loves snow!
Hard to believe that yet another four weeks have passed since my dad’s last visit to the oncologist. Where has time gone this month? Lee has remained stable over the past 3 months. Late November stats: weight 162lb., hemoglobin 10.6, white blood cell 3._? (didn’t write the number down but lower than what the doctorContinue reading “November Oncologist Visit”
Thanksgiving weekend. Our biggest outing was heading to Springhill Cellars for wine tasting with neighbor Gail. Otherwise Dave spent his time working on museum goodies and I played with paper. Here are the crazy creations: I taped a spiral of flat rattan over a tube form and glued paper over the surface. Could become lampsContinue reading “Paper Tubes”
Here is the next luminaria design. Lighted: one panel and viewed from the corner This one already has a designated home in Corvallis. I’ll be so happy to have it leave the studio and start being enjoyed by a fabulous art collecting home!
Here is the finished product for the show “Where Birds Dream” Title: House in the Ferns Show opens November 19, 5:30-7:30 Exhibit runs: November 20 – December 24 End of Auction Event: December 10, 6-8pm
Saturday was the day for leaf work. Dave had nicely harvested four fronds from the licorice ferns at the park several days ago . Originally I was thinking about using bracken ferns, but he was unable to locate the plants. Oh well! These will do nicely. I chose to print the leaves onto butcher paperContinue reading “Shoji Birdhouse: Almost complete!”
Report from Thursday: This is where I’m at so far. Base is finished and wired. Roof is almost complete (ridgeline cap needs attaching and one more interior support to add). To do: Figuring out corner support strips, cut paper design and a couple of other things. Here are some photos of it lit up!
How often have I started a project with one thing in mind only to shift towards, well, something a bit different. Since I have not posted my original ideas/drawings, you would have no idea what I’ve been thinking. The birdhouse deadline is fast approaching and many artists have already dropped their work off. Will IContinue reading “Shoji Birdhouse Lamp”
Well, not me personally, but a trip to a warm place with lots of sunshine would be nice! No, I’m referring to the piece donated for the silent auction at the Houston Texas event. It raised $65 for the National Education Program for Homeless Children & Youth. My sister-in-law let me know it received severalContinue reading “Off to Florida”
41 years ago I was evicted from my first home. It was so warm and comfy, fluid filled, low light and designed just for me. Then my mom kicked me out. Waahhhh! A big huge thanks to her for providing me with such a wonderful place to grow both inside her and out in theContinue reading “Birthday thoughts”