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Hints for preparing art, created on un-stretched canvas, to be “Ready to Hang”

Hints for preparing art, created on un-stretched canvas, to be “Ready to Hang”

In this post I am addressing ways to prepare art for hanging that has been created on un stretched canvas such as art that we make during The Bodywriting Retreats for Women. February 16, 2013 Bodywriters will be having another exhibit of their work, The Imprint of Women; 2013 Bodywriting Retreat Exhibit.  AND you are […]

Texas Bodywriting Spotlight; Jenn Shultz from San Diego

Texas Bodywriting Spotlight; Jenn Shultz from San Diego

October 2012 Austin Texas Bodywriting Jenn Shultz‘s work revolves around her business Alchemy and Craft in Encinitas where she helps others “…penetrate deeper into the mystery of life.” She was our Bodywriting COOK and did a fabulous job of organizing beautiful meals, considering everyone’s food needs as well as worked with her body print in a […]

Shhhh….Orange flowers at Villa Racalia in Sicily

Shhhh….Orange flowers at Villa Racalia in Sicily

On our trip to Italy I took time to journal most mornings and paint the vibrant Haemanthus flowers over and over again, while chasing around the busy bees using blind contour drawing!  Makes me laugh! I also smuggled one of these bulbs into the states and hope to have it bloom next year (Shhhh!)

Racalia Sicily

Racalia Sicily

We are returning from such a fabulous trip where we visited our extended family in London.  They have an old family villa, Racalia, near Marsala Sicily where we went for 5 days and then back to London and then home.  Villa Racalia was built in the mid 1700’s.  Can you imagine?!! It is hard for me to wrap my brain around […]

We Met Artist Lauren Carrera

We Met Artist Lauren Carrera

Last evening we had a great Atist’s Way Group  feild trip to The Carrera Expedition at Liberty Station.  The artist Lauren Carrera and her husband were actually there tending the show.  This was very unusual and special!  It was wonderful to meet the woman behind this brilliant show.  I learned that she mentors other artist’s there […]

Letter to Meinrad- Patron Saint of Artists

Letter to Meinrad- Patron Saint of Artists

I wrote a letterto Meinrad Craighead  (yes, on paper with a stamped envelop!) expressing how fully  her work has affected my life, that I am obsessing over her DVD, Praying with Images,  have watched it at least 10 times and shared it with many women.  I got a lovely response to my letter the other day.  She was very moved. It expressed that […]