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Monthly Archives: September 2014

Visual Journal Page 76: The Antiques Book

  I finally reached the end of my second book. The last page was sitting there blank, waiting for the last collage, my dedication page to my book. Since I completed my first visual journal I decided to save the last page for my book. As I work through the pages I rip things out, add … Continue reading »

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Liquid Color: Glass Blown Forms by Doug Frates

  Recently, a very talented glass blower, Doug Frates‘ work was brought to my attention. His pieces have an amazing sense of movement as the colors and shapes spiral outward. His body of work has been referred to as liquid color, a very appropriate title. His pieces almost seem frozen in time, as if they … Continue reading »

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Art Education: Sculpture Garden, an Outdoor Classroom

When I started at my new, fancy, private school, I was amazed at the classroom I was given. I had so much space, it was fully stocked, and it was set up to specifically serve as a sculpture classroom. I barely had to change a thing, it was practically perfect. I even had double doors … Continue reading »

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Visual Journal Page 75: Rylie Bug

  July 15, 2012, baby Rylie was born. I was officially an aunt, Nick’s sister had sweet baby girl. I will never forget the moment I first realized I was going to be an aunt. It didn’t happen when Randi announced her pregnancy, it didn’t happen when Randi began to show and came in town … Continue reading »

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Visual Journal Page 74: The Water Incident

It was springtime, on the verge of summer. May was slowly turning into June, warm air began its transformation into a hot blanket of humidity, and school had just let out for summer vacation. I couldn’t wait for my first summer trip, a journey to Nick’s family lake house. It was a four day weekend I … Continue reading »

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