Sunday, March 30, 2008

weirdly, even though i have been screenprinting for years, i have never made my own screens at home. i've always either made them at a real print shop, or had them made for me. now i'm trying my hand and exposing them myself - and its taking a little experimenting to get it right!

Saturday, March 29, 2008

its going to be a busy weekend. i have lots of designing to do, and sean has some house projects and a good bit of work. we're starting off well, with some hot oatmeal and sunshine!

it gets pretty dark out here in the country, so sean got me my very own headlamp. when i go outside at night, the grass sparkles with water droplets.

Thursday, March 27, 2008

i love these tangled branches, and of course another sunny day provides great shadows!

Sunday, March 23, 2008

there are so many beautiful mosses growing in the area. they are like tiny forests. this little patch has taken up residence in the corner of our deck.

Friday, March 21, 2008

there were a lot of treasures washed up on the beach this morning! the shells around here usually get broken up by the pacific, but there are always lots of beautiful smooth stones to look at.

Thursday, March 20, 2008

as i am designing new patterns, i have been looking back at photos i've taken for ideas. i often get my best inspiration from random moments.

Monday, March 17, 2008

sean and i took a bike ride yesterday around the farmlands of arcata. it was a beautiful day, and very windy! on the way out to the beach we had a tough time riding into the wind, but we got to coast back to the car.

Sunday, March 16, 2008

i'm working at my computer a lot lately, developing some new print designs. the creative process is mysterious to me - sometimes it takes forever to come up with something i like.

Friday, March 14, 2008

it has been raining a lot and the grass is getting very green. things grow like crazy here in the spring.

sean got a new honda fit two weeks ago. it is a tiny, well designed fuel efficient little cutie. in many ways, a vast improvement over his old truck. its so new, it still smells like a rental car.

Monday, March 10, 2008

textures from a recent visit to the beach.

Friday, March 7, 2008

most days we have a fire going in the wood stove.

Thursday, March 6, 2008

i've been out of town again for a while, renewing my life plans. now i'm back home and back to work, with a whole new approach. this doesn't have anything to do with the virgin mary, but i do like her picture...