I came accross the sketchbook project and thought I’d share. Their tag line is that its like a concert tour but with sketchbooks. Anyone can participate (for $25). You pick a theme and are sent a sketch book to fill! The completed books will then tour the country next year and eventually will enter into [...]
Entries from June 2010
June 30th, 2010
June 29th, 2010
I’ve had this series running around my head for a year now and have finally started working on it. Here is one of the first in ‘the bathers’ series (just in time for the sun)!
June 28th, 2010
I’m excited to announce I will be part of the Little Winter Handmade market organized by Abby and Chelsea! The market will be held at The Cleaners, the gorgeous and airy event space at Portland’s Ace Hotel. It will be held the first weekend in November and there will be some pretty fabulous vendors, mark [...]
June 24th, 2010
this cloth tape I’m using to package prints
June 23rd, 2010
So one kiddo is better, and…the other one is now sick. On the up side the sun is out and I am currently having a cup on my front porch as I type this. Downside, we have yet to start working our way down our list of things to do this summer and I’m getting [...]
June 21st, 2010
We’ve had a very slow non-summer like start to summer. Turns out Ian had/has pneumonia so it was quite the anti-climatic end to the school year. He’s doing much better now, so maybe the sun will get the hint and we can all get on with it! I am trying to get a routine for [...]
June 15th, 2010
I still have a very sick boy, so I will be taking (hopefully a very short) break in blogging. Poor guy has missed the entire last week of the school year. See ya on flip side!
June 14th, 2010
It was a beautiful weekend, and even with a still sick boy, we were able to enjoy the beautiful weather. Some of the things we did and saw: -we crossed paths with an urban coyote -enjoyed a beautiful view of the Columbia River and Mt Hood beyond -crossed paths with 50 or so naked bike [...]
June 12th, 2010
This photo by Timothy James Kelly (via design crush) just says lazy summer afternoon to me. Here’s hoping we get ours now. Things I’m thinking of doing this sunny weekend (cough I’m looking at you weatherman cough) check out the new pigeon toe ceramics store get a gourmet popsicle at the new sol pop store [...]
June 10th, 2010
My mantel right now is home to a painting in progress and a flower to try and brighten my day. Just out of view, the sick kid on the couch, sigh. (you should hear the commentary from my kids when I put up an in progress piece to look at, ‘he doesn’t have hands,’ [...]
June 9th, 2010
Do we dare hope pdxers, that the rain is coming to an end? The forecast says summer will be here on Friday. Fingers crossed. oh and if you need a smile, go check out this video made by the Icelandic government over at a cup of jo!
June 8th, 2010
June 8th, 2010
I recently saw the work of Angela Fama over at the Jealous Curator and think her work is fascinating. In the first photo she had her subjects face the camera straight on. She then left the room and had them look in a mirror and signal when they thought they looked best (the second photo). [...]
June 7th, 2010
My dog tripped me, leaving me with purple knees and yesterday was crazy rain. That was about it for me. How was your weekend?
June 2nd, 2010
grey skies, collecting wine from wine maker friends, letterboxing, peonies from the garden