Process and Techniques

Rag Tag Emmas: The Guardian of the Chakras

Just over a year ago, my friend Casey Weibust and I tossed around ideas about combining dolls and books. That first casual conversation has turned into a new project for me (and an obsession): Rag Tag Emmas. So called since the dolls are made from bits and pieces and (according to the Urban Thesaurus) "Emma"… Continue reading Rag Tag Emmas: The Guardian of the Chakras

Life, etc. · Process and Techniques

The Real World

Dream: 1: a series of thoughts, images, or emotions occurring during sleep 2:  an experience of waking life having the characteristics of a dream (vision, daydream, reverie) 3:  something notable for its beauty, excellence, or enjoyable quality 4:  a strongly desired goal or purpose; something that fully satisfies a wish. (Merriam-Webster Dictionary)      … Continue reading The Real World

Paper Crafts · Process and Techniques

Women’s Work

Throughout the history of art, decoration and domestic handicrafts have been regarded as women’s work, and as such, not considered “high” or fine art. Quilting, embroidery, needlework, china painting, and sewing—none of these have been deemed worthy artistic equivalents to the grand mediums of painting and sculpture. The age-old aesthetic hierarchy that privileges certain forms… Continue reading Women’s Work