Playing with inspiration

Photos of the gardens in the Getty are always inspirational.. I've manipulated this photo in Sketchmee to create an image for thread painting. I love that iridescent green I saturated the color in this photo… I like it better, the stitching would be done in free motion zig zag, similar to this image… If I…

Playing with inspiration

NOTES:- It's 4.30 am and I've had enough sleep and as we are anticipating a day of travel I figured a little time to "grab the moment" is needed. If I don't physically put my ideas down onto paper or computer they fly away to someone else. So I decided to share the process of…

The Getty and the Huntington Library. Galleries and Gardens.

http://static.animoto.com/swf/w.swf?w=swf/vp1&e=1320032658&f=V9SpaexA3yvQTJh00mIngw&d=194&m=a&r=360p&volume=100&start_res=360p&i=m&options=   I wrote a blog earlier this morning and Keith deleted it when he checked his email… so this is a small sample of what we experienced in the past few days…. I love Galleries and Gardens… These are some of my favorite paintings. We also spent quite a bit of time selecting sound…

It’s Friday, it must be LA.

Well, we arrived in LA, early this morning and its nice to finally begin to relax. I worked for over half of the flight and caught up on some editing How about this for a design, it's the tarmac in Melbourne Airport. Any ideas where we saw this today? This would make wonderful fabric… It's…

Too busy to write.

  I've been too busy to write, too busy to finish the watch project but I have some new ideas…. The feet have feen flying…!!! (in many ways) both on the ground and in the air…    

Quatches

I love these Quatches….!!! (my word)  I think I need to make one… will try it tomorrow… I'm sort of computered out tonight. I've had to take off all my 'bling' for the trip and I feel a little bare, this would be a good alternative.     Photo from the Selvedge company

Wowow weekend.

The weekend has been super. Everything fell into place… the weather, the amount of work I achieved and family time at the picnic today was just lovely. Keith and I planted our small Olive Grove yesterday and got the vegie garden started… by the time we return it will be blooming (we hope) with the…

The blog

In 2005, I discovered the world of the blog. This is an excerpt of my first blog post…. of course it wasn't in fancy wrapping like it is now. I had been writing online for years prior, I was known as "Pam in the shed' but I was quite restricted in what I could share….

Our Hero’s

    This is a video made by my Nephew Ben. Annette’s Story I want to share with you a story. It’s a story of love, triumph in the face of adversity and a journey with cancer. It is my Family’s story. My husband Ben and I will sometime reflect over our lives and laugh…

2.23 am, I was still awake and the ground began to move as an earthquake rumbled 20 miles below the surface of the earth. I guess it's a bit of a hiccup for those used to earthquakes but for us it was significant and a reminder of the power of the earth.   After I…