Beaded Tubes and Blobby Birds

Yesterday I started feeling kind of poopy. Woke up this morning feeling fine until I got out of bed, that stupid fatigue kind of sick that you forget about until you stand up and try to do anything. Thanks for sharing, Husband. But it's not too big of a deal because the thought of sitting on the couch, reading, cross stitching, knitting, Netflix, and maybe even some writing sounded pretty good. I did exactly one of those things before getting distracted with ideas for some mix cds, writing down lists of bands and singers and songs, going over to the cd shelf, scanning for ideas, crouching to see the low shelves, standing for the higher ones, crouching again, standing. And then made myself go

Destructive Pencils and Revelations

Wow, I didn't realize it's been more than a month since my last blog post. My year review video has been the only thing I've done on here this year. It's time to change that. Recently I declared my latest Spirit Wings angel complete, and I am ready to move on to the next one. Here she is, my Angel of Sacred Ordinariness: We tried out Faber-Castell Gelatos as a wet medium, using them like watercolors. While I liked using them wet, sort of, the wooden panel was kind of annoying to work with. The initial plan was to leave some of the wood grain showing. There wasn't much wood grain to begin with. My first panel, cheaply bought at Hobby Lobby, caused problems right away when I sketched out the f

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