The Upcoming Week in my Tatami Room Studio

1. Name Game Contest: Today will be spent completing the winning prize! Do you know what should I name my Tropical Butterfly Garden art installation? Be sure you are following my blog, Instagram or Twitter to catch the launch and upcoming details. 2. I’ve compiled a list of the flora, fauna and butterflies I’m including inContinue reading “The Upcoming Week in my Tatami Room Studio”

Studio Progress Report – Oct 10

It’s been a busy week in my studio. Quite a few hours continuing my lepidoptera and biology research. A few hours sketching, a few hours of construction, a few hours re-organizing the studio all add up to a lot of hours!  My order of Zebra Wire, colored copper wire arrived – Half of a rainforestContinue reading “Studio Progress Report – Oct 10”

HoursTracker – Lepidoptera, Algebra & Crochet

According to my HoursTracker App, this past week, I have completed 17 hours 15 minutes of Research & Development and 47 minutes of Marketing. But just what have I accomplished in this time? I’m getting ready to place a big colored-copper wire order and wanted to be sure of the gauges, colors, prices and whichContinue reading “HoursTracker – Lepidoptera, Algebra & Crochet”

Study in Tunisian Crochet

Pulled out my 9″ long, I-sized Tunisian Crochet hook this past week to expand my crochet repertoire. A bit of inexpensive Red Heart Yarn, my Encyclopedia of Crochet by Donna Kooler, and a few YouTube videos and I was set. It turned out to be fairly easy to do and I enjoyed seeing the stitchContinue reading “Study in Tunisian Crochet”

How long did it take you to make that?

I am often asked this question when someone is viewing one of my projects, same as many other artists hear. We could all answer years, decades or even a lifetime we have spent honing our skills, learning our craft, debating which subject matter in which medium will touch the viewer most. Simply printing a singleContinue reading “How long did it take you to make that?”