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Sparking and Savoring the Artful Life


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The Ninny Series!!! Thank you Somerset Memories Spring 2015!

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Always nice to get to chat about collage, mixed media and all the fun ways to make art!!
Have a great day!!
XOXOXOXOXOXOX

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In Search of a “Perfect” Drawing

I am such a fan of Carla’s drawings!!! fresh fresh fresh!! enjoy!!!

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The past few nights I’ve been in search of the perfect* drawing.

(But first, I need to say that when I say “perfect,” I mean imperfectly perfect to ME… just a drawing that I love.)

I’ve drawn a lot of girls and horses, and a few cats, dogs, bunnies, and houses. (Steve made a slideshow, above.)

I’m using a combination of Tombow markers, ballpoint pens, pencils, and any other markers I have lying around. (And the looser style is heavily influenced by watching the wonderful Lynn Whipple draw recently… thanks Lynn!).

None of them are “perfect.”

But I do LIKE a lot of them!

Sometimes I think my art-making journey is as much a competitiveness with myself as anything else! When drawing, I can feel anxious to turn the page and begin the new drawing, because perhaps this time it will be “the one.” I’m…

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A bolt of inspiration!!! Or two!!

Getting designs ready for the National Stationery Show in New York in May 🙂
Enjoying pattern and color at my local Sewing Studio 🙂 if you need a little jolt of visual joy, head over to your fabric place… Lots to see and feel too!! XOXOXOX

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Springy things are happening!!

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Wanted to share a few things from the magic courtyard! Hope you are soaking in some rays of sunshine and listening to a songbird 🙂

The next two weeks in our Year of the Spark class we are drawing inspiration from nature.
It’s been glorious already 🙂
Wishing you quiet time outdoors to savor the details 🙂
With lots of love,
Xoxo
Lynn


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SpARk PaRty!!! With Carla Sonheim and Lynn Whipple

If you enjoy fun and nice folks, come and join us for a night of creativity and sharing 🙂

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Thursday evening, March 12, 6-9.
904 Railroad Ave, Winter Park, Fl 32789
mcraeartstudio.com
Bring your sketchbook and a friend, and a food or drink offering if it feels easy 🙂
With love!!
Xoxo
Lynn