Monthly Archives: May 2012



I used fabric sprays on a piece of bleached muslin. Yes, I’ve added fluorescents to my repertoire. My, how quickly things dry out in the sun this time of year! I liked the front, but I may like the back even better.

Here’s the back:


Like pulling teeth


trying to get photos published of my kitchen canvases…don’t know what was up in the computer world today but I’ve spent far too much time accomplishing nothing. Finally got a gallery page up and a picture of the handsome Boys of the Dog River Cat House over in the sidebar. Too much work!

The canvases have taken a while and look nothing like they did when I conceived them. The colors I started with were too dull and I knew I’d be tired of them quickly. Here they are on the wall. Check out the gallery in the menu above to see what they look like close up!

messing about in photoshop


I took a journal page and gave it a stained glass effect in Photoshop. I admit that most of the time I don’t know what I’m doing in Photoshop, partly because I’ve been using PhotoDeluxe for years and partly because I’m stubborn and won’t read the perfectly useful book I have, “Digital Expressions” by Susan Tuttle. I have to sit in front of the computer and actually follow her directions–when I do I have great success–and I’m too impatient to do it. Anyway, here’s the result of my messing around: