Tag Archives: creative exploration

I call it, Old Makeup Art

Happy New Year Everyone! Over the years, I’ve accumulated a bag of old makeup that have lovely pigments, but I  just did not have the chance to use up.  I couldn’t bear to throw them out.  Some were close to … Continue reading

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I’m lovin’ Instagram

I see why people are raving about Instagram.  The effects are so fun to apply and the app is so easy to use.  Here are a couple of favorites I took       Check more of my Instagram photos

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Experimenting with watercolor brushes and color scheme

Lately I’ve been drawn to the color scheme: fuschia, purple and blue.  It’s really rich, eye-catching and complementary. My Tuesday night experiment with watercolor brushes and my fav color combo:

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Vintage Effect

I recently visited the beautiful Muir Woods 11 mi north of the Golden Gate Bridge during a trip to California.  I took a ton of photos and chose two shots to tweak that I thought a vintage effect would work … Continue reading

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How did I get into making jewelry?

I’ve been asked this question a couple of times…so I thought I’d explain it in a post…here goes the story! I first heard about etsy from a co-worker two years ago.  She raved about how it’s a great site for … Continue reading

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Creative challenges

As a designer, it’s important to continue learning and to challenge myself creatively by working in different mediums.  This past Saturday I took a Robot Sculptures workshop, led by Ann Smith, at Wellesley College and tried a medium I never … Continue reading

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Channeled Energy

It’s 2am, but still running on lots of energy…so I channeled it into another purple piece:

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Falling in love with purple

Purple is such a rich hue.  It makes me think of royal elegance, mystical beauty, energy and intensity. Lately everything purple has me taking second looks.  I think I’m falling in love with purple.  I saw a gorgeous purple rug … Continue reading

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Decorative Papers Workshop at Wellesley College

I took a workshop today taught by Abbie Read at Wellesley College. I’m really thankful these Applied Arts workshops are also open to alumnae.  Wellesley is just 5 mins away from home now!  The workshops lasted 4 hours and we … Continue reading

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