Did I forget to mention that my blog is EIGHT years old?
Well, I guess two months is long enough to be neglecting the blog!
We’ve been busy adapting to new schedules of pre-school, kindergarten, teaching, and balancing new projects.
I was invited to teach an art class at our local pre-school, Kids Club House this year! Both of my kids attended KCH and thrived, so I’m so excited to be part of the KCH family. I can’t wait to have fun with these kids and expose them to different techniques & mediums. I think the first class will be my favorite where we explore abstract art, color, & emotions while painting to music! Or maybe the printmaking class. Or maybe the collage class. or…..
999 people entered the Lilla Rogers Global Talent Search and only 50 will make it through to the next round! I’m not going to post details of the contest requirements but will share my entry below!
I used a combination of collage, gelatin prints, linocut, hand lettering & drawing & painting on this one. I like the dynamic movement of it and will hang it by my desk as inspiration for future projects. I used colors that match my kitchen / desk work area. I know this could use a bunch more tweaking & editing, but time ran out on me this weekend! My other previous attempts are below…
Here were some of my previous attempts working out shape/concept/wording/colors. I had thought of doing a “Tea-rarrium” teapot. Or a Pied-a-terre (second home). But in the end I make a last minute switch to something much more artistic, less symmetrical, and it felt right to me. Good luck to everyone in the talent search, there are so many great terrariums out there now!
I’m so excited to share this project with you!
I am fortunate to be working with, zestt, Home Decor for a Modern World, as described previously here.
New print coming soon to my etsy shop!
I spent a good part of the afternoon attempting to create new clothes for my daughter’s Barbie and Princess dolls.