It is hard to believe, but May 29th was the last time I posted here. Wow, 3-1/2 months has gone by! I did have quite a busy summer and truth be told, I fell out of the habit of posting on my blog. My available time was spent creating & posting for the ICAD challenge, as well as working on a year-long 365 somethings project. In addition, I posted daily to my blipfoto photo journal. When ICAD wrapped up on July 31st, I jumped into another photo challenge called The August Break with Susannah Conway. So I was creating a lot/posting a lot and simply ran out of time to do everything. Not to mention, my husband Steve needed to have his hip replaced - that was done in May. These are my reasons for neglecting this blog for so long, but I am certainly glad to be back!
I am here because it’s still very important to me to have a space to write, to share, and to document my life, especially my art journey. I love sharing the process of that, or at the least, the finished work. I love connecting with people because of this sharing. I have met many wonderful friends this way! I have also found my blog holds me accountable, helping to keep me on track. It is truly a very detailed diary of my art-life! I love that part of it. And I will be adding some photos of a recent project I did to this post.
So!! If you are still interested in receiving these blog posts you are all set. If not, please unsubscribe, I won’t mind! At the moment I am in the middle of taking an online, self-paced course with Susannah Conway called, Blogging from the Heart. I’m taking it to help me take a fresh look at what I am doing with my blog, why I want to still use it and how I want to use it. I am not finished with the course quite yet but have found it very helpful already. I am diving back into my blog even before the course is finished, to get my feet wet and help me figure out where I want to go!
In August I signed up for my first course with Donna Downey (online). It is called Metamorphosis. Follow that link to read all about it. Donna calls it an “art-booking” class. We started with muslin, used joint compound, added paint, image transfers, rubber stamps and more before sewing it up to a large art book! I learned a lot and would make another one . . . below I will share a few photos. Thanks for coming by!
I will return!
xo yours creatively, Lenna