Joanne's Blog

Embracing the Journey

Tuesday, July 4, 2017

Hi Everyone,

Considering how much I love the interaction of ink on paper, I’m somewhat amazed to discover that digital design is fun, and allows me to create images that aren’t possible using traditional art supplies. Last year I got a new design tool– an iPad Pro, and I have enjoyed exploring.

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Barbi’s Butterflies Redeux

Tuesday,June 27, 2017

 

Hi Everyone,

On June 27th last year, I wrote a blog called “Barbi’s Butterflies” in honor of my friend, Barbi Disraelly, who would have been celebrating her 75th birthday. Barbi loved butterflies, and to commemorate her 76th birthday I created some new butterfly images… unfortunately, I am writing this week’s.

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Barbi’s Butterflies

Tuesday, June 28, 2016

Hi Everyone,

My friend Barbi, who would have turned 75 today, was an incredible human being. Through the years she became my ‘go-to’ person whenever I needed a sounding board. Barbi was one of the most intelligent, creative, passionate and opinionated people I have ever known. We shared a love.

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Miracles, Milestones & ‘Ordinary’ Moments

Tuesday, March 22, 2016

Hi Everyone,

Since we celebrated the first day of Spring this weekend, I wanted to start this week’s blog by wishing you all a very Happy Spring. Hope you enjoy the piece I made:

I started with one of the pages from my.

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Creativity Abounds!

Tuesday, August 18, 2015

Hi Everyone,

I had a nice surprise this week… a box arrived from Impression Obsession with samples of some of my new rubber stamp designs, and there are a few I REALLY love. The photo below shows some of the craft themed stamps, and I’m sure you can guess which.

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The Roots of Inspiration

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Hi Everyone,

I was amazed and delighted with all the wonderfully creative names you suggested when I asked for help naming the new technique I’ve been working on. There were so many ‘Zenspired’ options that it was hard to narrow down to a few favorites! But here are the ‘contenders’;.

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COURAGE

Saturday, June 8, 2013

Hi Everyone,

Courage is not the absense of fear, but the ability to do what must be done despite it. Once you believe, truly believe, that you can change the world, the world immediately becomes a better place.

Everyone has fears; not everyone has faith..

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