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Only thought

She bounded over a broken and bloody body with athletic speed and grace, diving to hoped-for safety beneath a temporary scaffold. Her only thought: I am still breathing. Athletic Advertisements

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WP Daily prompt: Finite

Daily prompt: Finite It is true that there are finite resources. It is true that we live in a world of finite resources. It is true that we pretend otherwise. Yesterday I moved with grace and fluidity. I felt as … Continue reading

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I survived PiBoIdMo

That’s Picture Book Idea Month, fyi. And I survived it with exactly 30 ideas for books. Ideas are idea, of course, and don’t transform themselves into anything and anyway, right now I’m really gyrating between words and pictures, so much … 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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Moving indoors

Well, what can I say? This summer in Seattle, brilliant sunny day after day after day, often left me recalling summer in my hometown in SoCal–get your outdoor work done early, chill in the shade later on.  Life in the … 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: well…um, sorta.

I unplugged my modem today.  It was hard.  I actually felt a shiver of anxiety.  I mean, it’s one thing to have your internet service go down because the signal dies, the tower falls, the servers stop serving, whatever. It’s … Continue reading

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My fab studio life: chip, chip, chip

Remember the SNL skits with Belushi as the greek short order cook with attitude: cheeburger, cheeburger, chip, no coke, pepsi.  I’ve been thinking about that a lot the past week cuz I’ve been chip, chip, chipping away at my schedule…as … Continue reading

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Carpe diem–gonna get myself a pile of sketchbooks

This article, Seizing the Day, by Azadeh Ensha of NYTimes, just stays with me. I’m gonna do it. I’m gonna do what the artist Pep Carrio has done, a drawing a day in a sketchbook for as long as I … Continue reading

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Free parking…and lotsa art

Artwalk in Pioneer Square tonight–that means Free Parking, visual cortex engagement, hoards of people milling about–what more could you ask for? Come on down and oh by the way, drop by Shift–you’ll be glad you did. Release, a new installation … Continue reading

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