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Bound to be: sketchbook workshop in August

Betsy Barnum and I will be offering a new workshop in August, here at the BeeHaven Studio in West Seattle.  Last time we bound a single sketchbook–to skepticism and wonder–and delight with the finished project. This time we’ll be offering … Continue reading

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Couple more pics from past weekend’s workshop…

Sketchbook bound and wicked good fun:

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Creative workshop: sketchbook bound and unbound!

Last weekend we had another full house for our workshop on making your own sketchbook…and then filling it.  It was the first time Betsy Barnum and I taught together and OMG how great was that! The sketchbook binding process was intriguing … Continue reading

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Gouache? Really?

Well, gotta admit, gouache is a good word. And the constant second-guessing about the o and the u is pretty entertaining. But really? I just haven’t used it in a very long time. Oops! I haven’t written in a while, … Continue reading

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OMG: bees. (my fab studio life continues)

I gave my studio a name about three years ago: Rancho Bee Haven.  We were consciously growing bee friendly gardens and of course, our early attempts at veggie cultivation, so: the name. But behind that, I longed to be a … Continue reading

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My fab studio life: an unexpected assist

I like Facebook these days. Their brilliant algorithms are increasingly complex, their advertisers more and more subtle in their campaigns. The upshot (and upside) is that Facebook feels more and more like that awkward thing at a party: you’re talking … Continue reading

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my fab studio life: busy bee!

So, really, bees are astonishingly busy.  Short lives, just six weeks, packed with construction, cleaning, tending, disinfecting, processing, yadda yadda.  Life in the hive. They only actually do the thing we see, flowers and foraging, in the last few days … Continue reading

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Intuitive Sketchbook in ze new studio

This past weekend we held our first sketchbook workshop in the studio…blessed by unbelievably good weather and an awesome group of six participants (though one did have to cut it short due to a worsening cold). We covered a lot … Continue reading

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Artist, writer, veg-head gardener, workshop teacher and coffee drinker par excellence.  Please visit my website for more stuff, if you’re inclined. All of the work here is protected by copyright and Creative Commons. Enjoy and be happy.  It is what … Continue reading

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