Art is a collaboration between God and the artist,
and the less the artist does
It's that "springy" time of year again, and I am being inspired by
that newness, and freshness that Spring brings.
I've been stretching those wings and trying
some "new" things in preparation for the
I'm finding myself experimenting with some wood substrates rather than the glass-
Trying to find a nice balance between collage and whimsy.
And freaking out a little... knowing that I have a few events lined up
that I need to produce some serious inventory for--
henceforth, why the quote above was speaking to me.
(Well... maybe it was actually yelling at me.)
I'll post that heart piece again when I finish it-- I'm trying decide on the words
and what area of the heart I may paint over with either a bird or flower thingy.
I was feeling a little empty, having missed writing last week.
I had my nephew here for a ten day visit,
and a surprise visit from my daughter (for a day) as well.
Causing some changes to the work schedule a bit- in a good way.
(I just love surprises from very special people).
During that week, I was also surprised with a lovely package
Aside from being a wonderful ceramic artist,
Makiko, has a huge heart for the earthquake/ tsunami victims of her native Japan.
She has put together a wonderful fundraiser, that will
directly help in the recovery efforts.
She has created 1000 adorable little ceramic birds- can you believe it?
1000 little ceramic birds...
(and I am worried about inventory for a show?)
I ordered a few, and couldn't believe how lovely they were.
all wrapped up in their colorful paper nests...
ready to find a new home...
while meeting new friends!
If you want to take a peek~ check out Makiko's blog.
What a wonderful way to help!
h a p p y e a s t e r ~ h a p p y s p r i n g d e a r f r i e n d s!
By the way... linking up to Sneak Peek Friday at sweet Jennifer's Studio.
As always, there are some fabulous art blogs to peek at.
And for a special treat~ check out the Day Spring interview with Jennifer.
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