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Americana-Pioneer Woman Photography Assignments

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This photograph was featured on Day 1 of the Americana photography assignments, The Pioneer Woman. Follow this link to see it on her site.

Fall-Bokeh, featured on Pioneer Woman

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This photograph of fall bokeh was featured on The Pioneer Woman's Photography website fall, 2009. Follow this link to see it on her website.

photo challenge-beverage

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This photograph was taken of a wine shelf at Olive Garden.

I am linking up to Thursday's photo challenge here.

"into each day" canvas

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My neighbor, Cynthia, commissioned me to do this piece. She got the idea from a Pottery Barn catalog. We changed the wording a little and added a whimsical hand, (this particular one was designed by Lisa Englebrecht, I believe) and went from there. One really cool thing about it is the red edging I did around the outside edges. It goes great with the red chest she bought to go under it. I really did not want to do this piece at first, and I really don't know why but I am so glad I did. I learned so much. And I learned that what looked so easy actually took a lot more time thanI expected. All in all, it was an awesome experience and I learned so much. Thank you, Cynthia, for asking me to do this piece. It really has opened up some new doors for me.



Lisa Englebrecht Workshop

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This past weekend, Travis, Sandy and I went to the Tulsa Calligraphy Guild's retreat at Western Hills Lodge outside of Wagoner, OK for Lisa Engelbrecht's workshop. We had an incredible time and learned so much. I will post a few of Lisa's pieces and post what I did.

The rest of the group made alphabet books--they were abc books of intentions about their desires and aspirations as an artist. I chose to do some small wall hangings instead. I don't work "small" very well since I am used to working on 3' by 4' canvases. I don't feel that my lettering is my best. I usually don't do my best lettering in a group but I feel my work reflects a lot of the techniques and composition I learned.







This is one of my favorites of Lisa's.





another one of Lisa's . . . . ........................



And this is my humble attempt at mixed media. The scripture says, "Whom have I in heaven but you and earth has nothing I desi…