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paticipatory pricing

art blue painting teal

New in 2022! From now on my paintings will be based on participatory pricing. What this means is that the customer will set the value of the work. You pay what the work is worth to you. At checkout there will continue to be shipping and handling fees and a minimum base price to cover materials costs. Beyond that, you will choose whatever you would like to pay. The joy for me is in knowing that you are enjoying the work you fell in love with and that inspires beauty and joy in your space. Thank you for your patronage.

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faces

art painting

I recently read (part of) an in depth study that confirms that when we see faces in things—like tree bark patterns, peanut butter bread with a banana smile and raisin eyes, googly eyes glued to a rock, and so on... the default face is nearly always seen as: male. Arggghhh, really? How can this be? There are 50% women living on planet earth! OK, so it is what it is! Then I thought, well, I can share some of the images of my Shhh, Say Nothing: an honest look at silenced voices series! You tell me, do you see male...

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blackboard

art brown collage cream moss painting pattern

When new systems of social structure become adopted, they too will not be forever systems. As in nature, change is inevitable. How we respond to it is up to us.

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sketchbook page turner 44

art art process collage sketchbook video

When drawing is just not an option, but making something is necessary for health and joy, try building a collage sketchbook from ephemera.

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sketchbook page turner 43

art art process collage sketchbook video

The beauty of this kind of handmade sketchbook is that you can use ANY supplies you have on hand!

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