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Patricia Ohliger Frerking
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Artist, scientist, research consultant, mom
Artist, scientist, research consultant, mom

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30th of 30 -- final piece in the current challenge!
I'm so excited -- I finished the last piece in this 30 day challenge today, and I completed every one of the 30 assignments this year! Last year I missed a couple and never got back to them (go figure). It's been so much fun, and challenging, and I've reall...

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Kotoba, kashimashii and chūshin
All of the last three words are from the Japanese language. One thing I love so much about Japanese is the kanji characters. It's really cool to be able to communicate so much with a single character! And different parts that go into the kanji character hav...

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Chikara
The word for today is "chikara" -- Chikara: (Japanese)  Power, strength, force. This is more traditional than abstract, but it's the direction that the powder took me this evening. I originally planned for the fist to be much more stylized and blocky, but w...

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Blahs
Not feeling well today, and it shows in my lack of enthusiasm about these pieces. I just couldn't get into the assignments. Perhaps I'll revisit these words later. Probably not. Day 24th word was Ya' aburnee, an Arabic term that literally means "you bury me...

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Just for fun-- girl on swing plus process pictures
I have been working on this one for a while. I initially drew the trees and fired them. I really liked the idea of making a pair of trees that were intertwined as a symbol of mature love. I then added the girl on the swing. I had planned to have a little bo...

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Days 22 and 23: Forelsket and Goya
It's funny how once I sift some powder on my base piece of glass and start to move it around, the powder often "tells me" where to go. I had this idea in my mind for the forelsket, but the powder took me in another direction entirely! I do love this word, (...

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Jugaad, Hiraeth and Waldeinsamkeit
Jugaad, Hiraeth and Waldeinsamkeit, frankly I will feel somewhat successful today it I have managed to spell each of our last three abstract terms correctly! Last time we had Korean and Yiddish words. Today's concepts are Hindi, Welsh, and German in origin....

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I never thought I would say this but: Resfeber and Trepverter
The words keep coming, and they get more challenging (I originally was going to say "weirder") every day.  Yesterday's word was "resfeber" Resfeber Noun. (Swedish) The restless beat of a traveler's heart before the journey begins. A mixture of anxiety and a...

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