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Win Dinn
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Infecting YOU with the creativity virus.
Infecting YOU with the creativity virus.

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Are you wondering . . .
. . . about that red cow?  I suspect you're not alone because I've had a few emails and messages about it. In my initial post  about quilted collage, I mentioned a failure (well, there were many more than one as I test drove the process of  'quilting' with ...
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Yesterday...
...was round one of three at TAPS  as we explored the possibilities of what I'm going to call Quilted Collage.  I'd prepared some examples of the kind of work we'd do, with four options for them to try. Collaged pears from UFO net photo Collaged Creston Val...
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All around us..
...are  shadows , and they have fascinated me my whole life.  Whether they're organic and cast on a fence, Fence peekers & climbers  or man-made and include a reflection, Vodka?  No, perhaps water. :D they hold an aura of mystery. Lamp dance.  I love them i...
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Casltegar...
is a small city about an hour and a half away in the 'Koots' (short for Kootenays, the area I inhabit here in southeastern British Columbia).  Each year they host a Sculpture Walk  which brings in wonderful sculptures from around the world.  Sponsored by lo...
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I'm in the throes...
of preparation for an upcoming workshop at TAPS , this time to create a landscape in collage. The challenge is, of course, to find a reference photo that encompasses the beauty of our valley, is visually interesting, and easy enough to translate into a proj...
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I showed you some snippets...
...last week, and thought you might like to see a wider view of some of them. This itty bitty eggy thing actually looks like this in real life, and could change again. The alcohol ink on black gesso  looks a fair bit different when looking at the whole.  Th...
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Because it's hot 'out there'...
...I've been holed up in the basement.  Coincidentally, that's where my studio is. Hmmmmmmmmmm...I wonder if there is a correlation?!  At any rate, I've been experimenting with design and abstract painting: ALL of those experiments are totally deadly, and i...
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Still obsessed...
with patterns, I just cannot stop doodling with gel pens on black paper. There's something about the intensity of the colour contrast that does it for me. It seems to me that the repeated patterns create a state of relaxation and the empty spaces tell a sto...
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Summer is just the best time...
...for leaf printing, and it's hard to get enough of it. This last week, Lynne Mizera joined me here in the studio for some leaf play. We ran 'leaf sandwiches' through the Sizzix machine using a variety of papers: You can see the mottled green cardstock did...
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I'm a sharing kind of person...
...and I thought I'd share some of my favourite artists with you today.  These are friends I've made over the past few years on the net, and firm friends because I LOVE their work.  Please take a look at their blogs and leave a comment if you're inspired to...
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