Saturday, November 20, 2010

One of My Favorites

This 25 inch stuffed fish is made from cotton and linen.

Wednesday, October 20, 2010

Tuesday, October 19, 2010

Fish #2

Fish #2 measures 8.5". These pics are front and back.

Sunday, October 17, 2010


Here are the two sides of fish #1 (14").

Thursday, October 14, 2010

Stuffed Owl

These photos are of the front and back
of 11" stuffed owl with hand quilting.
This particular owl is stuffed
with plastic bags.

Thursday, September 30, 2010

Wednesday, September 29, 2010

Tuesday, September 28, 2010

Well Good Evening

French Little Missy

I just listed my first print in my etsy shop.
The title is "French Little Missy".
This is a collage using one of my paintings of an
antique photograph.

Thursday, September 2, 2010

nervous energy

Not sure what these are going to be.... but I can't seem to stop sewing.

Monday, August 30, 2010

prints coming soon

At long last I am working with a printer in Dallas to reproduce some of my art. The small format prints will be sold in my etsy shop. I am excited! This is work I have not posted online.

Tuesday, August 24, 2010

a long summer

My husband's health is a major concern. Medical specialists are a 90 minute drive for us. With all the traveling and waiting, I keep my hands busy with a funky fabric art project.

Thursday, July 29, 2010

Sketchbook Project

My sketchbook arrived from the Brooklyn Art House. Now I need to fill it up and get it back to New York by January 15, 2011 as part of the Sketchbook Project. My theme is "Nighttime Stories".
I am a little disappointed that the paper in the sketchbook is so thin. I was planning to continue with collage work. This paper is a challenge.

Wednesday, July 21, 2010

....taking a break

Since Monday my husband has been in the hospital. Tomorrow he is suppose to come home. Not much ART happening around here.

Thursday, July 15, 2010

Monday, July 5, 2010

magical Texas highways

Those Texas highways lead to creative thinking for me. I have planned out so many projects and paintings while riding across West Texas. Then again washing dishes often has the same effect on me ... just doesn't seem as magical.

Sunday, July 4, 2010

Jim Klapchuk Drawing

Here is a detail from a drawing by Jim Klapchuk. The girl in this drawing is me in 1976 in Alaska. I thought this drawing was long lost.

Past Studio

A few years ago my studio was in my building on Main Street. When I sold the building many things went into storage. I have designated July as the month to sort through the stored items. The plan is to do a little each day. Here I am on day 4 and I have already found work that I had forgotten. This is actually fun.

Saturday, June 26, 2010

Friday, June 25, 2010

Small Format

I am working in a small format, either 8" X 10" or 5" X 7".
Yesterday I put the finishing touches on six new pieces.
I am so pleased that the work is coming together.

Tuesday, June 22, 2010

Pursuit of Success

"Success is going from one failure to the next without loss of enthusiasm."
-Winston Churchill

Monday, May 24, 2010

received mail art

I document all mail art I receive on my IUOMA blog.

Tuesday, May 4, 2010

International Union Of Mail Artists

The studio is organized with a work table for collage and another for painting. I haven't returned to painting yet. My interest in mail art has kept me busy with collage. Receiving little works of art in the mail is so fun!

Friday, April 9, 2010

returning to watercolor

I am looking back at watercolors from the 1990s before moving forward.

Tuesday, April 6, 2010

If I were....

If I were a month I’d be. . . March.
If I were a day I’d be. . . Thursday.
If I were a time of day I’d be. . . midnight.

If I were an animal I’d be. . . a gorilla.
If I were a bird I'd be. . . an owl.
If I were a pair of shoes I’d be. . . cowboy boots.

If I were a stone I’d be. . . a saphire.
If I were a tree I’d be. . . a mulberry so my leaves could feed silkworms.
If I were a flower I’d be. . . Queen Anne's lace.

If I were weather I’d be. . . a thunderstorm.
If I were an element I'd be. . . water.
If I were a car I'd be. . . a Jaguar.

If I were a color I'd be. . . blue gray.
If I were an emotion I’d be. . . joy.
If I were a gift I'd be. . . a pleasant surprise.

If I were a fruit I’d be. . . watermelon.
If I were an instrument I’d be. . . a mandolin.
If I were fabric I'd be. . . denim.

If I were a body part I’d be. . . hands.
If I were a facial expression I'd be. . . tears with laughter.
If I were a song I’d be. . . amplified.

If I were a sound I’d be. . . boot heels on a hardwood floor.
If I were a taste I’d be. . . fine chocolate.
If I were a scent I’d be. . . a flower shop.

Tuesday, March 30, 2010

Mail Art

I love mail art.
Do you have some to send?

PO Box 156
Turkey, TX, USA

Wednesday, March 17, 2010

the studio

The studio is undergoing spring re-organization which includes some furniture moving.

Tuesday, February 9, 2010

Patience is also a form of action. ~Auguste Rodin

Tiny Raven

Tiny Raven
Tiny Raven- ATC- traded
The ink of the scholar is more sacred than the blood of the martyr. ~Mohammed

Little Miss

Little Miss
one of my favorites

etsy mini

Five Star Boots by Cindy Wills

Five Star Boots by Cindy Wills
mixed media
Some stories are true that never happened. ~Elie Weisel

ATC- traded


An artist is someone who produces things that people don't need to have but that he - for some reason - thinks it would be a good idea to give them. ~Andy Warhol

art quilt

art quilt
art quilt