Collaborative Book Project

Well, our book made it to my studio after a little delay at the post office. Somehow the book got sassy on us and “required a signature” to have it…

Vision 17

Dear Tina, I am taking an exciting class right now with Alyson Stanfield, author of I’d rather be in the studio; a delightful book on the business side of art, which…

Quote of Inspiration

It is only when we silent the blaring sounds of our daily existence that we can finally hear the whispers of truth that life reveals to us, as it stands…

ReVision 16

Dear Tina, Mindful of the crossroads you mentioned in your Vision this week I allowed myself to wander inward and be still with my paint, something I hadn’t done in…

Vision 16

Dear Tina, My Vision for the week is about intention. The rocks set the intention for grounding energy or chi. My delightful friend Sue has taught me a lot about…

ReVision 15

reflections on studio collaboration (Tina)

Dear Laura, This photo seemed like a great one to post as I write to you.  Yes, our walk on the beach together as the moon came up over the…

reflections on studio collaboration (laura)

Dear Tina, I am completely renewed, inspired and invigorated by our studio collaboration in your lovely town of Charleston. From the moment you picked me up at the airport our…

Vision 15

Studio Collaboration Completed

Our thoughts about this process of collaboration and what we learned will be posted in the next few days.  We are very happy with the end result even though we…

Studio Collaboration 3

Yesterday we removed 12 transfers and made decisions on the final composition.  We also decided to post the Rumi poem along side the work in the gallery rather than writing…

Studio Collaboration Day 2

Yesterday was a day of planning and exploring how to utilize our photos from a moonlit walk on the beach in Photoshop.  It has been a learning experience so has…

ReVision 14

This week’s ReVision is posted by both Laura and Tina so there is one this week.  As we have been talking and creating these past few days we often go…

Studio Collaboration (Charleston)

Laura and Tina are presently in Charleston working on a collaborative piece of art (actually 12 pieces) together in Tina’s studio.  Our intention is to bring our two studio practices…

ANNOUNCING

Laura and Tina will be together October 2-6 in Charleston South Carolina!   It has been 8 months since we have been together and this visit we will be creating a…

Vision 14

ReVision 13

Hi Tina~ I chose the elegance of this single leaf to contrast the complexity of the many blades of grass in your image from this weeks Vision. The changes we…

The Journey

Dear Laura I am  going to stew on this idea today in my studio…and thought you might like to also.  What would you make/create in your studio if you had…

Vision 13

ReVision 12

Dear Tina~ I just got back from Squam Art Workshops in NH. This is a sculpture I found in the woods from one of the students in a workshop called,…

Collaborative Book Project (a sneak peek of what I just sent in the mail)

Dear Laura, The collaborative book is on it’s way to you in the mail.  Let me know when you get it.  Hope you are having a great time up at…

Vision 12

ReVision 11

Dear Tina~ I loved the beautiful live oak tree from your last post. It got me thinking about the energy of the trees and how connected I feel to everything…

thought for the day…

Hey t~ I just picked up Elizabeth Lesser’s, “The Seeker’s Guide” and came across this quote in response to the question, How is having goals consistent with being here now?…

Quote of the day

“How fortunate we are to make our life’s work centered on experiencing life with depth and creating a soulful response to it.” ~Linda Saccoccio

Vision 11

Collaborative Book-just got it in the mail

LOVE IT LAURA!  Now it is my turn ~Tina

ReVision 10

Sweet T~ I could not believe how similar our Visions for the week were! It made me want to answer my own question of “What lies beyond?” but instead your…

Vision 10

Collaborative Book Project (Laura)

Tina, Here is a little, bitty peak of my new book page. You had left me with the word “begin” along with a simple black and white leaf to embellish…

September Song

Here is the postcard for the upcoming show at the Cooperative Gallery, along with a sneak peek at a few of the pieces I will have on display in the…

ReVision 9

Tina, I cannot tell you how many times I say to myself, “Why don’t you go sit on the back porch of the shed and watch the sunset? The view…

In Tina's Studio Today

As teachers Laura, we have had many discussions about school reform.  Much of my work lately (the Wish series and this new work posted here) has been centered around my…

quote of the day

“Do one thing every day that frightens you.” Eleanor Roosevelt Let’s be daring T! xoL

Banner (part 2) a little intro. to who we are…

Dear Reader, This post is written by Laura and Tina today.  We wanted to introduce you to our new “banner”- that picture at the top of the blog introduces who…

Vision 9

Collaborative Book Project

Tina~ Here is the book with your full image posted. Girl, you really make me want to get busy experimenting with transfers! This piece has such a unique feeling that…

ReVision 8

hey T~ In looking at your image I was reminded of the MANY MANY lazy canoe trips I have taken on the Saco River in Maine. It was something I…

In Tina's Studio Today

I write today from my studio as I begin a few new projects.  It was suggested that I post some updates on the current art exhibit I have in Charleston,…

Vision 8

ReVision 7

Sweet T,  As I worked on my ReVIsion I was thinking of you and your exciting, yet  busy week of transitions. I too feel grounded in the oceans unflustered, composure.…

Banner

Dear Laura, I have been thinking about our banner and how it has the potential to define the work we do together with the public eye.  It has been a…

Vision 7

Collaborative Book Project: Tina's Turn

Laura, I have sent out the collaborative book in the mail a few days ago.  The picture posted below is just a hint of what I created.  I wanted it…

ReVision 6

Dear Tina, Your last post reminded of going to the Brimfield Antique Show this past Spring and finding this repurposed old, silver dish. It was made by an artist from…

In Tina's Studio Today

I have installed all of the artwork I have been creating over the last year at Plum Elements Gallery in Charleston South Carolina.  As I put on my “public face”…

Vision 6

Laura, This photo was taken in my Mom’s garden. You had mentioned that it had been awhile since being in your own garden. Your gardening reminds me of how much…

ReVision 5

Hi Tina~ I was thinking about how you wrote about the sun behind the clouds in your last Vision and chose this image of this tree. I often looked at…

Vision 5

Collaborative Book Project-Laura's Turn

Dear Tina- While working on the book I felt the hopeful wishes you have for your children. You are always ever present in their worlds and reflecting, which reminds me…