I love art, it is no surprise. What I love even more is where the possibilities can lead when it comes to art. Art is a safe place to travel to. One where I am familiar but I also have yet to venture down it's side streets to discover new methods and techniques to learn. [...]
I have always wanted to paint a diamond but had never had the confidence to try it because I tend to overthink everything. I was recently at the artist and craftsman supply and found round 'canvases' that are actually made of thin plywood. I bought two because I thought that they were so cool. Today [...]
Value studies with white charcoal on black Strathmore paper. 'Honey Study' white charcoal on black Strathmore paper, 2018
I am someone who has a hard time to not overthink things. I also like to make excuses for myself as to why the timing isn't ever 'just right,' to make art. For the past two weeks, I have been working on just going into the studio and painting without coming up with a bizillion [...]
Simple, yet full of beautiful details! Featured is the Simplicity Designer's Pattern 8273, circa 1950. MISSES’ ONE-PIECE DRESS AND BOLERO. The dress has a buttoned front, short set-in sleeves, a round collar and one large pocket. The slim skirt has inverted pleats at lower sides. The collarless bolero has three-quarter length cuffed sleeves and a [...]
Buttons for days! Early 1950's Simplicity 8362 A; MISSES’ TWO-PIECE SUIT DRESS. The short double-breasted bodice has a long narrow collar and set-in sleeves that are long in version A, three-quarter and cuffed in Version B. The peg top skirt has pockets at the waist and slits at the lower edge.
Wow! This (hard to find) circa 1956, 10 piece Givenchy pattern features a zipper back, and swoon worthy 6 button front detail. 3/4 sleeves; Beautiful sheath silhouette hugs the body and defines the waist drawing attention to the asymmetrical opening at the front skirtTruly a beautiful pattern!