Perfect Day in Ohio

There are some days when it’s just wrong to stay inside. You know what I mean?  We went for a walk, and saw such pretty colors… I think my creative inspiration tank was running low, and I’m so glad I slowed down to fill ‘er up!  (By the way, who …

Rest Stop

This painting was done in a series of experiments with acrylic glazes. I love the layers, texture and shine that they allow. As is typical for my “work” (really more like “play”), I just made shapes and found out what they looked like toward the end of the process. At …

Su-su-su-zani!

Today I’m going to acquaint you with my latest love, the Uzbek Suzani.  These are traditional embroidered textiles from Uzbekistan, which are used functionally in the home as well as for special celebrations.  The stylized designs often refer to literal objects, such as legumes, vines, and tea pots. I love …