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Feathers

The second design project for the Skillshare class with Kate was to draw a collection quickly, and digitally color it. I love digitally coloring...
Claire's Things

Claire’s Things

I did a little project on Skillshare, taking the wonderful Kate Bingamon-Burt’s class, Drawing Collections: Illustrating Stories through Taxonomies. I decided to use the...
Claire's Tattoo

Drawing & Drawing

I’ve been drawing a lot more lately. Nursing school has been surprisingly good for my drawing. Usually because classes are so excruciatingly boring that...
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Playa Gifts: Better than Necklaces

Someone posted on the Burning Man Facebook Page something like, “Please, I have enough necklaces!” a few months ago and, at first, I thought...
welcome to my desk

Artist Unknown

She was a crafter, a doll maker, a miniaturist, a collector. As I walked through her house, strangers carried away her things. She’d translated...
peacocks in Portland

two minutes of light, falling in love with life

It sounded like the dog was hit by a car or, as my mind always goes (don’t ask why) abused and discarded. His cries...
all that hoarding paid off

Building a Headdress

A headdress can be a beautiful, meaningful addition to your life, and building one can help you process through tragedy. When my brother died,...
the heat is on

100 Days of Creativity

Really, I was thinking 365 days of creativity, but somehow every time I write or think about it, the idea is everyday and yet...
Ceramic Angel

French Ceramic Angel

Her name was Lucille Genevieve Garvanier and she was a jaded, smart-ass writer in Paris during the second World War. She wasn’t religious that...
mermaid tear

Mermaid’s Tear, with Certificate of Inauthenticity

This tiny blue tear come from Poseidon’s sister, Aletheia, who was lost when she blended among the waves of the Oregon Coast. They say...