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March 8, 2017

Portrait Collage Honor Family Members

I had the honor of creating a portrait of Chase (pictured above) who loved the Oregon Ducks football team and music.  I completed the portrait last month for his mother.  This portrait is made entirely of paper collage.  The finished size of Chase is twenty inches square,  but I have a variety of sizes to […]

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November 19, 2015

Printmaking Brings Beauty At Bridge Meadows

The residents of Bridge Meadows in North Portland created 10 printed  banners to adorn the walls of their community room. The banners will remind visitors and residents of the 10 values of this unique community; Integrity Empowerment, Transformation, Community, Celebration, Grace, Love, Joy , Helpful Community and Imagination.  From seniors to pre-schoolers, the participants became experts […]

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September 17, 2015

Friendly House Printmaking Workshop

Students create an original design on a Styrofoam printing plate, then learn the printing process using water-based inks.  The images you print can be used over and over again in a variety of colors and compositions.  Printmaking supplies are included.  All levels welcome. Saturday November 7, 2015  10am to 12:30pm Friendly House  1737 NW 26th, […]

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September 17, 2015

Friendly House Greeting Card Workshop

Create mixed media greeting cards using embossing, stickers, collage, ribbon and found objects. Students express their creativity create  as they explore and layer materials in making dramatic one- of -a -kind cards. All levels welcome. Click here for supply list  Saturday October 1o, 2015  10am to Noon  Friendly House in The Pearl  1542 NW 14th, […]

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August 3, 2015

Jewelry Collage Assemblage

Ever wonder what to do with old pieces of jewelry – a broken pendant or one earring? Make a collage assemblage. I started experimenting, and created bejeweled collages on four inch square canvas blocks. This was a gift for a friend whose name is Sami. I will be teaching this class in the fall at […]

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August 3, 2015

Collage on Furniture

I had some summer fun, challenging myself to create a collage mosaic on a coffee table base, which was once white. I painted it bright orange, then chose complimenting green papers to add extra punch! I enjoy using it everyday.

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August 3, 2015

New Classes Offerings!

As summer winds down, I am working on some new classes for the fall;Creative Greeting Cards,  Found Jewelry Collage Assemblage, Initial Assemblage, and more. So, get your creative spirit in gear! Here is a sample I created for an upcoming class in Black n White Collage Portraiture.

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May 7, 2015

Another Canine Cutie!

Here is my latest canine – Ziggy!   The love of your beloved companion is something special -why not commission a portrait? I created Ziggy using many pieces of black and white Origami paper.  The portraits are finished in a nice contemporary box frame and ready to hang or give as a gift. Please contact me […]

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