Waterfall Designs

Having a bit of fun exploring the different colors, themes, and organic forms possible with the colored copper wire drop designs: Expanding the limited-edition Honolulu Sunrise color way by creating a larger scene:   Beautiful flowing river fades to copper: Follow my day to day art adventures via Instagram: StudioDeanna

My Pet Moss in the Hawaii Craftsmen Annual Statewide Juried Exhibition

This is my second year being juried into Hawaii Craftsmen Annual Statewide Juried Exhibition. This, it’s 49th year, was juried by Cindi Strauss of The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. Thank You, Cindi! I had such fun putting together the piece, My Pet Moss. Having a great quantity and variety of green yarns from myContinue reading “My Pet Moss in the Hawaii Craftsmen Annual Statewide Juried Exhibition”

Wire Crochet Water Drop & Photography

Perfected the crochet pattern in this Water Drop created from 22 gauge wire on a Japanese 3/0 hook. Pulled out my jewelry tools and created a hand-stamped signature tag, too. ¬†Continuing to explore new dimensions in metals, I’ve been working with macro photography and printing the results on aluminum. Sapphire Magic Loop shows just oneContinue reading “Wire Crochet Water Drop & Photography”

An Ocean of Wire Crochet in Macro Photography

A perfect time to check out macro photography in a great restaurant setting. Our art group, One Little ‘Island’ Artist Collective, had a great opening night at Square Barrels. A great crowd of friends, family, and art lovers converged to make for a successful Opening Reception. Thank You very much to so many who stoppedContinue reading “An Ocean of Wire Crochet in Macro Photography”

My Island Debut: Raspberry Lace

My first piece for La Petite, group show with One Little “Island” Artist Collective is finished! Raspberry Lace is framed and ready for its island debut. 12″ x 12″ (31.5cm x 31.5cm” shadowbox framed) This first group exhibition will be held on August 8th, 2015 at Square Barrels restaurant in Honolulu, Hawai’i. Stop by forContinue reading “My Island Debut: Raspberry Lace”

Hawaii: New Home, New Art Work, New Directions

Hawai’i. My new home. Hawai’i is dripping with rainbows, I can watch them skip across the sky on rainy afternoons. Hawaii is a shock to my system. A Mexican avocado cost about US$1 in Japan, yet here in Hawaii the same avocado is usually sold for US$2.49. Ouch! Hey, I thought to my self, goContinue reading “Hawaii: New Home, New Art Work, New Directions”

7 Lessons Learnt* During My Artist Residency

After a bit of time unpacking my suitcase and settling into my new home here in Hawai’i, I’ve reflected on some of what I’ve learned about myself as an artist during my time as Artist-in-Residence at Tanks Arts Centre: 7. Bring my laptop! Several weeks of living, working & playing through my smartphone is enoughContinue reading “7 Lessons Learnt* During My Artist Residency”