Archive for January, 2011

Take a walk on the wild side

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I am so excited about getting booked to teach at Idyllwild Arts this July! I have seen blog posts by Lesley Riley and Jane LaFazio about teaching there and it looks like such an amazing place, not only for the beautiful facility, but also its incredible location. The town of Idyllwild is an art colony […]


Time for healing and support

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I know my blog posts have been a little sporadic lately, I don’t know about you, but it feels like there is a lot going on in my life right now. One of the things I have been preoccupied with is my friend Melly Testas health, I would love for all of you to keep […]


Painting with FW inks

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I have begun working on a new quilt for the next exhibit being curated by Leslie Tucker Jenison and Jamie Fingal to follow last years exhibit Beneath the Surface. The 3 of Swords quilt I made for Beneath the Surface, was a departure from my usual style. My work although often inspired by life experiences […]


Online Color Theory class starts February 1

I am happy to announce the new and improved online Color Theory class starting February 1. 9 week online course $60next class begins February 1, 2011 Did you know the color choices you make can transform an average piece of artwork into something spectacular? Be surprised and delighted by the effects and illusions you can […]


One Cause, One Wednesday, One Hundred Collages

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Virginia Spiegal is lending her fund raising expertise once again to the American Cancer Society with a one day mixed media fiber art auction on Wednesday February 16th. I am donating two 5″ x 7″ collages to the auction Bluebird Garden Visitors The goal – Raise $8,000 for the American Cancer Society in just one […]


You have got to try these!

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  I bought a couple bottles of these acrylic inks by Daler Rowney last summer but had not opened them until I got a note from blog reader Stacy Hortner, who mentioned how much she liked them. So I ran out to Blick and bought a few more colors to do a little experimenting. Working […]


Happy New Year!

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Well, I am back from my blogcation. I realize, I am not so good about creating real down time, it feels like there is always something that needs to be done. So I tend to keep plodding along with out taking time to fully recharge my batteries. I took a little time off from the […]