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Diane Cransac
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A Few Big Changes
I have talked a lot about how I am changing direction in my career and will soon be opening a new shop. Things are going along at a fast pace and this post is just to inform my readers that I am in the midst of setting up that new shop as we speak and there...

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Shrink Film Update
I have had a busy day here on the mountain. It was cold and snowy up here and not much fun to be outdoors. Thankfully the forecast shows warmer days to come. I am ready for spring! And speaking of spring, I think my new piece has a bit of a spring feel.  Af...

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Shrink Film Experiment
     I wrote recently on my experiments with alcohol inks. In my last experiment I used the inks on shrink film. I was very interested in the results. I looked at the wings I had quickly inked and I suddenly saw an opportunity to use my fine art skills in j...

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More Alcohol Ink Experiments.
I have come to the realization that I am terrible at blogging.  I'm not sure what it is.  The time it takes to upload the pictures, sort them and make the post maybe?  I know I get lost in my studio and say to myself ten times a day,  "I should blog about t...

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A Look at Alcohol Inks
    I recently purchased several bags of acrylic flower beads. They are nice shapes but sadly uninspiring. The colors are matte, and generic.  I was disappointed when I opened the package and saw that they did not live up to my dreams. I stuffed them in a d...

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Stepping Back
       My recent blog posts have been about my foray back into fabric. If you know me at all you know that I have had a long and very intimate relationship with fabric. Simply put, I love it. I grew up with fabric, made my own barbie clothes when I was tiny...

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Edit That
So here is what happened last night: I have looked at this piece since I got home. Here I was, chomping at the bit the whole time I was down south for Christmas, wanting to be home to work on this piece. Then I get home and all I can do is look at it and it...

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Sun, Moon and Star Update
I wanted to write you a quick update today  as I am flying out in the morning for the south of France.  I won't be working on my piece while I am down there  but I wanted to show you my progress so far. I picked the lower left hand corner for my first sun a...

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Back Again
I see from my last post date that it has been almost a month.  When I left you I was in the middle of creating my base for my new piece. I had cut all my pieces and pre-basted them ready to join them together.  Which I did.  Then on rising the next morning ...

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Sun, Moon and Stars
Well all of my fabric has been unpacked. I played with it yesterday, sorting it into different piles. Feeling the softness of the velvet, the slickness of the silk. I forgot how much I had, how many pieces I truly loved What brought me to this place was a p...
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