I am making masks because the CDC suggested to everybody who can sew to make masks, so I jumped right on it. These tiny things have a big job. They are needed to help keep people safe from the COVID 19 virus. We've been asked to cover our nose and mouths with fabric masks designed under certain stipulations. These masks are not medical supplies but necessities to protect us from needing medical supplies. I posted these masks on FaceBook. No later than a week later FaceBook nullified my posts. They claimed that these masks were medical supplies so the masks...
Artists Techniques and Procedures
No two artists think the same way. When ideas come, we artists consider the idea a problem and quietly search for the best way to execute or solve it. Possibilities of answers continuously flash before our eyes. We constantly look for answers by searching our environment, in nature, through readings, by watching TV or searching the internet, we even study the works of other artists. At the same time we plan its execution by mentally scanning our environment by selecting materials and supplies, punctuating each consideration with a period, a comma, italics or parenthesis. Our minds stack the "correct" answers and store...
The New Look Restaurant and Bar
Nate Pendleton, the father, of Hydia Pendleton opened the New Look Restaurant and Bar on the third year anniversary of the death of his daughter. It is located on 83rd and Colfax. I enjoyed my hamburger, but it is my honor, I was invited to exhibit some of my paintings on its wall. https://www.facebook.com/The-New-Look-Restaurant-and-Bar-129678887075010/
I have recently added a few new pieces to my collection. Please visit the Studio 3140, Wet Paintbrush every Third Friday of the Month. My studio is located at the Bridgeport Art Center on 3500 South Racine in Chicago. Enter through the Sculpture Garden by using the access box entry system.
BOOK CLUB Jewelry Party
On January 17, 2016 I hosted and taught a jewelry making party in my Studio 3140 Wet Paintbrush. A group of 20 women, laughed their ways through the afternoon as they ate, toasted, and created necklaces from a kaleidoscopic of dazzling and delightful beads. We learned about composition and construction and each of us ended up with a lovely treasure to wear.