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Beauty in the Eyes of the Beholder

We all know the saying: "Beauty is in the eyes of the beholder". I'm sure you heard it while growing up.  It is meant to remind us that each person has their own tastes and what one person considers beautiful may not be to another. This difference in attraction also applies to everything around us:… Continue reading Beauty in the Eyes of the Beholder

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Does your work love you?

I'm reading a great book called "Big Magic - Creative Living Beyond Fear" by Elizabeth Gilbert. She writes about inspiration, empowerment,  attitudes, habits, ways you approach your work,  etc.   She talks about the Fear you need and the Fear you don't need and allowing yourself to embrace a creative life. It is not about… Continue reading Does your work love you?

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Step 1: Funicular Design

I've been working my way through the design of the Funicular wallhanging. I drew several color concepts in my Inspiration Book exploring how to portray the striking swirls of chartreuse and electric blue against the red and purple stairs.  It needs lots of movement and yet a linear element as well. I drew 4 options:… Continue reading Step 1: Funicular Design