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…

ReVision 4

Tina~ This is my very first photoshop merge! Aren’t you proud of me?!? The staircase image was taken in Aruba and reminded me of our journey together, wondering where it…

Vision 4

In Tina's Studio Today…

After a long 3,000 mile road trip with the family (as I write that it sounds like a nightmare, but it was actually a great time!) I am back in…

In Laura's studio today…

These are part of a series of miniature paintings I have been working on and am really feverish about. They measure 3” x 4” and were created with acrylic paint…

"two" week haitis

Tina will be on a much needed vacation for the next “two” weeks so we will be taking a hiatus from our Vision/Revision collaboration during this time. New updates should be expected…

ReVision 3

Dear Laura,  The clematis photo you sent me gave me a nostalgic feeling  since it is one of those flowers I remember from my childhood in my Mom’s garden.  …

In Laura's Studio Today…

These are a few new pieces I just finished. They will make their “debut” The Artists’ Cooperative Gallery of Westerly (RI) http://www.westerlyarts.com/thismonth.html. The show runs from June 25-July 25 and…

In Tina's Studio Today

I finished this piece that I have been working on (intermittently) for a year.  It feels so good to finish something! This is part of a bigger series of work…

Vision 3

Tina Vision 3, 6-22-09                                                    …

ReVision 2

Hi Tina,
Your Vision post of the bread and soup reminded me of the warmth and comfort of a handmade quilt on a chilly day. The time we spend sharing the seemingly ordinary things are often the most extraordinary. As I was working I thought about crazy quilt patterns and the random, fragmentation of life. xoL

CBP wish on a crane fly

Hello Sweet T, The book arrived with much excitement as always, yet my attention was directed toward the final touches I was putting towards my art show. Only now do…

Vision 2

Tina Vision 2, 6-15-09                                                                                   Laura Vision 2, 6-15-09

ReVision 1

Laura- I found this photo among my vintage photo collection (handed to me by my antique dealer parents) It made me laugh and seemed to balance the feeling in your…

Vision/ReVision

Laura and Tina will be starting a new collaborative project.  Mondays we will post a photograph in this blog to one another under the Category of Vision/ReVision.  During the week…

A Poem For Today

Hey T~ Here is a poem that got me thinking this morning…L A BLESSING —James Wright Just off the highway to Rochester, Minnesota, Twilight bounds softly forth on the grass.…

The Journey

      It was exciting to see the photograph of the egret and heron you posted. I often neglect spending time in my own backyard, enjoying the immediate beauty…

A Sense of Place

I was listening to a podcast put out by “To The Best of Our Knowledge” by Public Radio International and thought of you.  It is titled “Sense of Place” http://www.wpr.org/book/090524A.cfm…

Creating Happiness

I have thought a lot about our collaborative work in the last few days. Questions emerged from this thought regarding what this new format means to us as artists. How…

Collaboration

I received our collaborative book today and feel that our visual conversation is really exciting.  How two different artists can speak to each other through art materials is not only…

A Yes and a No

I wanted to quickly post the pictures I told you I would and then write a response to your two previous posts tomorrow.  Aidan’s baseball game was the event of…

About the journey…

I loved what you wrote in the last entry of our book. Yes, you are right in noting how the birds have maintained a subconcious presence in our imagery for…

patience

About a week ago I was journaling about how good it felt to be on a roll in the studio. Everything on this particular day flowed effortlessly and I felt…

Collaboration Project Update

Today I worked on our collaborative book.  Here are the new pictures fresh out of the studio… Tina

Listening

To wrap up our first week of being mindful of “intentions” in our studios, I wanted to post two pictures of my Dad chasing the kids in a game of…

Listening…

The teaching residency I just returned from at the Holderness School in NH gave me a wonderful opportunity to listen. I was honored to be a part of what is…

In the studio today…

I added the nest today to my box titled “Invent”.  Just wanted to share a pic.  The nest was made by two Carolina Wrens one day outside my kitchen window. …

Intention

As agreed on the phone the other day, we will set an intention for this coming week (and perhaps in the weeks to come we will post new weekly intentions…we…

Forming Alliances

I could not agree more about fostering positive alliances among artists.  Not only has this made a difference with each other and our collabortive work together, but I also have…

Some new work…

 

artist talk

On Thursday I went to a panel discussion of four artists, at the Lyme Art Association. They were all landscape painters and as I had questioned in grad school why…

In the studio today…

These are a few pictures of what I am working on today.  I completed the piece with the box on the panel I have photographed up close, but need a…