Wednesday, June 19, 2019


The "yearbook" prompt led to the unearthing of one of my high school yearbooks, which led to a mix of nostalgia and cringing as I leafed through it, which led me to the decision to make copies of several pages, which then led to the most delightful part: cutting up pieces of my past and re-assembling them here. Friends forever! Best of luck in the future! Have a great summer! Remember me! 

Tuesday, June 18, 2019


The "wood" prompt brought to mind the color scheme, and this week's mark-making/drawing/sketching theme led to some scribbling, cutting, pasting, and stitching. Fun card to create! I love the unevenness of hand-cut circles. Perfection is boring. 

Monday, June 17, 2019

ICAD 15-16

Tempestuous hues and textures emerged from the "storm" prompt. 

This one's an off-prompt card.  I worked with this week's drawing/sketching theme instead.  I closed my eyes, flower in one hand, a fountain pen in the other, and made a "blind" repetition drawing. 


Lots of messy stitching (my favorite kind), courtesy of the "thread" prompt. 

Saturday, June 15, 2019


The "balcony" prompt brought about lots of layers, and a pretty colorful view.  

ICAD 11-12

The prompt "palm"  had me reaching for a black pen and creating a rough sketch of the lines on my left palm -- lines that I repeated and then shaded using black watercolor pencil. 

The "tapestry" prompt brought to mind different colors and lots of stitching (sans loom, in this case). This was created entirely from items that I might have otherwise discarded -- old calendar pages, a ripped gift bag, painting scraps, and more. It's a trash-to-treasure tapestry. 

Monday, June 10, 2019


Today's prompt, "Sapphire," reminds me of light on water, the morning sunlight and the sparkling sea. Time for a beach trip!