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Showing posts from August, 2015

Mental Monday #28

When the body remembers what the mind has forgotten.

Fortune Friday #58

A wise man adapts himself to circumstances, as water shapes itself to the vessel that contains it.~ Chinese Proverb
Lucky Color: Newspaper Grey Lucky Number: 2467

Experiments in the Studio

I've been in the studio working hard on a new series, 365.  I look forward to exhibiting a few of these unique works during my book art demonstration at Baltimore Public Library, Parkville Branch in October.

The Judgment

Fortune Friday #57

Friendship is priceless.
Lucky Color: Plum

Nature's Beauty

Today I was inspired by the colors of my garden.

Mental Monday #27

Knowledge is like a garden: if it is not cultivated, it cannot be harvested.  ~African proverb

Fortune Friday Week #56

Ride the Waves
Lucky Color: Bronze

Fortune Friday Week #55

Who what is a friend?  
This is the third mini booklet inspired by inspirational sayings from my grandparents and proverbs from around the world.
When I want to give more than a card to someone, I give these.

Baltimore: Handcrafted with Love

This work was inspired by my first grade teacher, Ms. Bonnie Siegel.  All the wonderful lessons I learned back then are still with me today, especially perseverance.  I admire all elementary school teachers, whose lessons and influence on our lives last decades.
Note about this handmade paper: the quality of water in Baltimore is excellent, with a pH of 7.   This pH level is great for making sturdy, archival, and beautiful paper.  Now that I live here, I try to make all my paper.  Perfect for preserving long-lasting memories!

Mental Monday #26