Photos of some of the different types of art I have created over the years. I tend to bounce around, and do one thing for awhile and then drop it and pick up something else. And then I go back to the first thing. As a result I have boxes and bins of beads, buttons, socks, fabrics, paints, glues, thread…
A recent painting I did based on scene from one our favorite movies, My Neighbor Totoro by Hayoa Miyazaki. Instead of Satsuko and Mei, I put Sam and Emma playing gourds up on the branch of the camphor tree with the three totoros.
I studied Chinese brush painting for many years with Lucy Wang. A few of my paintings.
I made paintings from photos for some of my daughter’s teachers. I created stencils from photos and then spray painted in layers.
Fleece Pillow Creatures
I’ve made sock dolls for years (see below), but I’ve recently branched out into pillows with the help of my new $70 sewing machine from IKEA. A few first efforts: a sperm whale, a totoro (of course!) and a pigeon (which was supposed to be an owl, but the kids said it looks more like a pigeon.