This is my new favorite tool, an electric staple gun for mounting my small works onto canvases. Takes a lot of stress off arthritic joints.

And this little “Mama Bird” is only 8 x 10inches and it is one of bunch of small format textile art pieces that will be for sale at the Melrose Arts Festival  being held on April 29 and 30th at Memorial Hall in Melrose.  Come by my booth and say hi to me!

Nina Marie has some good color theory on this week’s Off The Wall Friday!  Check it out.

Posted by:turtlemoonimpressions

The natural world is phenomenal and so much of the man-made world - our architecture, our cities - are stunning accomplishments. They exist hand in hand in both beautiful expressions and sometimes disastrous manifestations. Our entire existence with the natural and the invented is intertwined – each dependent on the other, even as my art evolves, each breathing in the wake of the other. Surface design is one aspect of the process that I love. I thoroughly enjoy the play with color, value and construct, particularly the improvisation which starts with one thing, an idea, a glimpse of a vision, perhaps something that captures my eye for a moment in time and it grows organically. I become focused on whatever piece I'm working on and follow my muse to find my way.

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