I have been cultivating a new habit of journal writing in the morning instead of picking up my internet. It’s a very useful practice but then I don’t really feel like writing again during the day…hence the two month blog absence. Did you get my Spring newsletter??? CLICK HERE. It included all this: Aculeus” […]
There’s a quote from Stephen DeStaebler: Artists don’t get down to work until the pain of working is exceeded by the pain of not working. While I’m not in pain, exactly, the discomfort from not writing a blog has finally exceeded the … you get the point. This is long overdue and I refuse to […]
The Dubious Expedition show opens a week from today, and I was fortunate enough to drop off my work in person last week. Maybe it’s a good thing that I won’t be there for the opening because all the previews/sneak peeks of the pieces coming in for the show are so yummy that I’d want […]
Noun 1. aculeus – a stiff sharp-pointed plant process plant process, enation – a natural projection or outgrowth from a plant body or organ pricker, prickle, spikelet, sticker, thorn, spine – a small sharp-pointed tip resembling a spike on a stem or leaf 2. aculeus – a sharp-pointed process especially a sting of a hymenopterous insect stinger […]
The sculpture had already been completed when I went about the task of figuring out what I’d made. A polypore is shelf or bracket fungus. And while I do equate this planimal with a sea creature, “slug” had a nicer ring than “nudibranch”. This piece is covered in soft merino and was made with both […]
I’m slowly working my way out of a major creative slump, so I’ll share this recent victory as my last post of 2012. Happy Holidays to all!