Tag Archives: orchids

Free-Flowing Flowers

Oh, how I long to be free to just flow with the undulations of the day– the rising and setting of the sun, the passing of the clouds. Right now, I can’t just flow. I have to be locked into … Continue reading

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Filling my life with bright happy colors! Some new photos from the studio

    Alright, here’s a challenge: try to guess where the photo of this teapot was taken… 3… 2… 1… nope. Not at the studio with the big pain in the ass setup. I took this photo in my bedroom, … Continue reading

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Ideas New and Old

  Studio update: the photo above is of one of my newest decoration ideas. I wanted to draw venus flytraps on some whiskey cups just for fun 🙂 I will decide if I like one way of drawing them over … Continue reading

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Virtual Orchid Tour– see how I get inspired

I’ve been doing some brain storming regarding my surface decoration. Tonight, I decided to go on a random meander online just typing in simple keywords, starting with “orchid”.   The search came up with about 6 sub-categories. I clicked on … Continue reading

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Print Making First-timer… and having a blast making lino block prints :)

  So, I decided to take print making here in Australia just because I can and I heard good things about the program when I got here– and I had a studio elective to choose anyway. It turns out that … Continue reading

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I LOVE Australia :)

Amazing day here in Australia… the rain here is completely epic. When I was walking down to class today, all of the sidewalks looked like streams and I had to wear tennis shoes with socks for the studio. I didn’t … Continue reading

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Day 13 in Australia, and something to show for it :)

    It’s Monday night here. Classes are great, the people are so creative and open-minded and educated here in the studio, and the weather isn’t terrible. I do have my heater turned on, but only because it makes it … Continue reading

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Orchid illustration and the beauty of watercolor

  So, my iPod touch doesn’t take very clear pictures, but I can’t sync photos from my phone while I’m here in Australia so this is how it’s gonna have to be 😛  I drew this while waiting at the … Continue reading

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Simple things can make me happiest! New mugs!

  How many times does it take to learn You gain nothing from bridges burned? In the heat of the moment, rage lets loose In a future day it could be your noose.   So walk your own way and … Continue reading

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In your face color, on a new tropical level!

    These are some of my newest pieces… with my newest colors! I finally used them on some bottles. From left to right: Passionflower, Calypso Orchids, and just some different orchids. I’m excited that inlaying color within color is … Continue reading

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