connections.

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there i go again — finding unexpected connections. this one’s quite serendipitous too, or at least makes me feel as though i’m on the right track, when i see a common thread popping up in my inbox. for instance, this week i received emails from both debbie carlos introducing her new marble prints here in the u.s., and then half way around the world, i got... 
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doodles.

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Ana Strumpf. i don’t know where i’ve been, but i’ve never seen these doodled magazine covers before — have you? i love the idea though and it reminds me a lot of when i used to doodle the hell outta my school notebooks and pee-chee folders. i was super into it and felt like if my notebook cover wasn’t cool, well then i just wasn’t cool!... 
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make : thread : craft : art

WORKSHOP

attention crafters and makers! for the first time, bay area artists lisa solomon and Katrina Rodabaugh are offering a new online course: INTERWOVEN:: make : thread : craft : art — a textile-based online craft course that will guide students in four techniques over four weeks, each week will focus on a different textile project—crochet, soft sculpture, embroidery, quilting—with... 
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les copirates.

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french collaborators les copirates launched in 2009, Creating, editing and designing mainly with textile and paper and all hybrids of these materials “streaming in a joyful exchange of ideas and experiences”. french collaborators copirates also offer Editions from collaborations with other artists and shares their discoveries of other cultures — sharing things... 
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dead presidents.

benjamin-franklin

i think the movie ‘lincoln’ (which is wonderful) may have made presidents into a trend. or maybe it was the recent presidential election. whatever the case, i love these limited edition giclee prints from original gouache paintings by artist elisabeth mayville. there’s something so sweet about these paintings, even gerald ford — our 38th president,... 
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