Archive for the ‘Altered Art’ Category

I’ve been saving pieces from all the broken glass Christmas ornaments that go all the way back to my great great grandmother. This year I finally used some of them to create memory necklaces for all the women in the family.  Our personal connection to our ancestress’s balls.  It’s simple to create and makes a very special connection for all of us. Hope this spurs ideas for you!


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I’ve been absent from this blog for quite awhile now and thought I’d finally fill everyone in. Altered art and mixed media are still definitely in the picture.  The past couple of years though my main compass has been pointed at what I like to call Intuitive Abstract Painting. Some of my pieces can be found at The Sow’s Ear Studio & Gallery in Schenectady, NY.

The Sow’s Ear Studio and Gallery

Between working full time, settling into a new place, and trying to find the time to paint, the blog has been getting lonely. This is a new attempt at reviving my virtual connection with the art world. My intent is to find the time to put up posts that should interest myself and this blog’s followers. It may be feast or famine. Only time will tell!

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Meet Veritas, created from an old headless Barbie doll. She’s no Barbie anymore. LOL This was in response to a challenge for an annual charity fundraiser. Veritas is a modern witch from the urban jungle. She earned her name because of her main power which is an infallible ability to discern the truth. You cannot tell a lie in her presence.


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