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Zendala Dare #91

Thanks to, I played with this mandala shape for my moments of zentangle meditation today.

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Ready to Twist, Bend and Bang Some Metal?

I’ll be teaching wire-working basics at Rock Paper Scissors tonight. Oh, we have so much fun in this class! Learn the basics of wirework by creating your own earwires, simple loops, and wrapped loops out of 20-gauge copper and sterling silver … Continue reading

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Rock the Basics! Tonight!

I’m teaching tonight at Rock Paper Scissors — YOU ROCK THE BASICS! It’s a fun intro class to making jewelry (you’ll come away with a necklace and pair of earrings that you’ve designed and made yourself, from start to finish). … Continue reading

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It’s Time for Some New Growth

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My Art/Craft Fair Booth Shot

A few people have asked me to share my 2011 Booth Shot (the photo artists submit with art/craft fair applications, so the show organizers can see what the artists’ overall displays look like). So, here ’tis. My booth set-up has … Continue reading

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Teaching Tonight!

I’ll be teaching my basic wire-working class tonight at Rock Paper Scissors. We’ll explore making simple and wrapped loops (on wire, above beads), making eyepins and headpins, making our very own earwires, and more. There’s still a little room in the … Continue reading

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I took a break to sew an elephant

Sometimes creative people stop creating. They’re just done. I woke up done this past Monday. So, after teaching my Music Together class on Tuesday morning, I treated myself to a little Rock Paper Scissors. $13.50 later, I left with a … Continue reading

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Ice, Ice, Everywhere

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Dear Randy Jackson: Please don’t say that anymore

This is a re-post from my blog dedicated to my music teaching: Dear Randy Jackson, My children have convinced me that our family should watch this season of “American Idol,” since it’s such a hot topic of conversation with … Continue reading

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Art Connections 7

Art Connections 7, an exhibit at the George Segal Gallery (Montclair State University), runs through February 19, 2011, and it’s fantastic! I went to the opening this past weekend, and the pieces in the show continue to pop into my … Continue reading

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