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Doing Nothing

“Don’t underestimate the value of doing nothing,of just going along,listening to all the things you can’t hear.”from Pooh’s Little Instruction Book inspired by A.A. MilneLooking forward to a quick holiday break on the beach and doing nothing. . . . . . . well except for maybe a little sky watching. Have lots of sparkling […]


Making Pictures

“You don’t take a photograph, you make it.A great photograph is a full expression of what one feels about what is being photographed in the deepest sense, and is, thereby, a true expression of what one feels about life.” Ansel Adams Click to enlarge a lovely winter day in the tropics. Always enjoyed the photographs […]


Festival of Postcards

Altered Art – Mail or Postal Art Have you ever added a doodle or a kiss to the back of a letter or postcard? Well congratulations you are already a mail art artist. Using art as a form of communication comes as second nature to an artist and not surprising to see examples of mail […]


Mail Art

Virginia Woolf is quoted as saying “ when I receive a letter, I feel loved “ such a nice sentiment as we all feel better after connecting with the special people in our lives. This is a sample of some of the mail art classes we have taught recently. More designs on the work table […]


Secret Santa

Part of my Secret Santa Project Shush ! “Christmas is not a time nor a season, but a state of mind. To cherish peace and goodwill, to be plenteous in mercy, is to have the real spirit of Christmas.” Calvin Coolidge