Leaf Stack Turns 30

Wow, it’s been quite a while since I posted any of my own art here. It’s time to get you caught up on my Leaf Stack series.

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Calder Influence

Bright colorful objects dance and spin through the air as a breeze sneaks in through the open window A mobile hanging from the ceiling.

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Celebrating #20

The leaves have mostly fallen to the ground here and they are also stacking up in the studio. I have completed piece #20 in my Leaf Stack series. This is my longest running series for my larger works. I am excited to have reached this milestone and will continue to keep working in the series as I still have more ideas.

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Deadline Hit and Miss

The clock is ticking. The stress is building. Piles are mounting up in my studio as I work trying to meet a deadline. Questions are running through my head:

“What was I thinking? Why did you wait so long to start? Will it get done? Why did I go so big? What’s the point?”

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Leaf Stack Continues

Back in the studio, I have started on another Leaf Stack piece. Here I have my sketch book with lots of thumbnails.

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Leaf Stack Series

Back in November, I shared a post with you that showed in progress photos of one of my Leaf Stack pieces. I finished that piece before the end of the year. And now, I am finally getting around to sharing it here!

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Shibori (or Rudolph in a Storm)

My studio has now been transformed into the guest bedroom. I probably won’t be working on art much over the holidays. But I recently managed to work on a few small pieces using the shibori fabric I dyed during the Neutral Territory workshop I attended.

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Commissioned

At the end of September, I dropped off an artwork that a patron had commissioned me to do. Commissions are a very different way of working for me and I learn something with each one.

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