Monthly Archives: September 2016

Bead Bling a Natural Part of Holiday Show

As a member of a co-operative gallery (I joined Amapola Gallery in 2013), my displays change and rearrange regularly. Plus, when items sell, displays accommodate the differences. On a quarterly basis, every artist changes position and the entire energy of … Continue reading

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My Creative Heart has a Loud Voice

“Create, Amaze, Play,” my 2016 theme, is forcing me to develop my voice. “Art – the act of tuning in and dropping the wall.” In my pursuit of creating this year, I’ve spearheaded curricula for Collaborheartists, my monthly creative group. … Continue reading

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Bead Jewelry Brings Delight to Customer and Beader

Thank you to everyone who attended the Sandia Heights Artists Studio Tour and admired my bead jewelry last weekend. We saw dozens of friends, neighbors, and attendees during the event. It was a pleasure to join Lynda Burch, an accomplished acrylic … Continue reading

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Craft to Make Your World Better

“The practice of working together through creativity is a powerful thing.” –Faithe Levine Impulsively, I invited a painter, an expert fine artist, to join me for a morning resin-making activity. Then, I panicked. What was I thinking inviting a professional … Continue reading

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How a Simple Beadweaving Renews Spirit and Structure

Imagine my horror as this necklace slid from my grasp and shattered on the cement floor. I stared in disbelief at the jagged edge. My beautiful piece broke along the focal stone’s irregularities. An ache in the pit of my … Continue reading

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