Three Announcements…

Dear Friends, I have three announcements today. One:  Plum Elements Gallery, in Charleston South Carolina, is closing it’s doors at the end of the month and there will be a…

Working Table

Laura’s studio notes: It was so gorgeous on Saturday (45 degrees!), I ventured out to the Bluff for a lovely walk with a friend of mine after yoga. After our…

Vision 30

Dear Friends, To follow up on our free art giveaway, this week Laura and Tina will be reflecting on the work created for the event.   Our Vision is the three…

And the winners are….

We are over the moon excited to announce the lucky winners of our first ever, fabuloso art giveaway!!! CONGRATULATIONS Jeannine, Jackie & Cassie! WE could not be happier for you.…

Free Art!

We have one more day for people to enter our Free Art Giveaway.  See our post “You made it! Welcome” for details (all you have to do is simply leave…

Book Exchange/backtracking

Dear Tina~ After seeing the next page of our book I realized I only gave you and our friends a “tease” of my last page of our book so I…

ReVision 29

Dear Tina, First of all, no snow since 1989, eh? I am dating myself, but that was the year I graduated from High School!!! Seeing the excitement on your children’s…

Book Exchange-next page completed

*Don’t forget to leave a comment on our post “You Made It! Welcome” to enter our drawing for FREE ART.  Read the details on that February 14th post.  We look…

Working Table

*Don’t forget to leave a comment on our post “You Made It! Welcome” to enter our drawing for FREE ART.  Read the details on that February 14th post.  We look…

Vision 29

Don’t forget to leave a comment on our post “You Made It! Welcome” to enter our drawing for free art.  Read the details on that February 14th post.  We look…

You made it! Welcome

Here we are being all cheesy giving each other the high five after finishing our banner. Tina can obviously jump higher than Laura as she got cropped out of the…

ReVision 28/giveaway

Dear Friends, The ReVision this week is also our giveaway.  Laura started this artwork by creating the paintings and sending them in the mail to Tina.  Tina decided on adding…

Book Exchange

Dear Friends and Laura, Today I wanted to highlight a project Laura and I have been working on for almost two years.   Below is how we have described this project…

Working Table

Laura’s Working Table Notes: Hi Tina, Yesterday you emailed me and mentioned how excited you were to have a “me” day in the studio to reconnect with your work. So…

Vision 28/giveaway

Dear Friends, This week our Vision comes to you in the form of a gift (in the making). Yes, we want to give you this artwork! Of course there is…

BEAR (Bay End Art Retreat)

Hi Tina & friends! I have mentioned in past posts having “goddess parties” with my friends in NH. They usually took place with the change of seasons and often had…

ReVision 27

Hello my magnificent friend! After reading your Vision for the week I let my mind wander to what simple things bring me JOY. One of the simplest indulgences I do…

Support of the arts

Dear Tina & lovely friends~ After reading Tina’s post yesterday about supporting the arts I thought I would share some exciting news of support in the arts within the town…

Support The Arts…please

Dear Friends and Laura, The other day I received news that a wonderful business in Charleston is closing.  Andrea Schenck at Plum Elements Gallery has hosted not only my work…

Working Table 2-2-10

Tina’s Working Table Notes:  today was spent thinking about our collaborative book exchange.  I am building on your nest image with torn text pages (a vintage book about how to…

Vision 27

Dear Tina, On Sunday I spent some time in the studio with the intention of working on some unfinished pieces. I found myself moving things around, cleaning and reorganizing. As…

Book Exchange came in the mail…

Laura!  I got the book in the mail and have already started my next page!

Under Construction

Laura and Tina are currently working on this site and will be launching it in mid february!

Tiny little hint…Collaborative Book Project

Hello my Sweet T~ How are you? I am sending you a little snippet from the next book page that is on it’s way to you. I will post the…

ReVision 26

Dear Tina~ In thinking about your Vision for the week I asked myself the same question as to whether I was “walking the walk” in my practice as you mentioned.…

studio goodness!

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pzTvMxyKxpM] Dear Tina & friends, WIth the hustle and bustle of the holidays and getting everything prepared for our Open Studio Extravaganza last month I realized I never shared the…

Twyla Tharp: The Collaborative Habit

Dear Friends and Laura, I wanted to take a moment to share a book that Laura and I are currently reading.  It is written by the internationally know choreographer Twyla…

Working Table 1-26-10

Tina’s Working Table Notes:  Today was a day of experimenting.  I used my Dremmel tool for the first time and ripped apart a piece of art I made two years…

Vision 26

Dear Tina, Guess the first place I would go on a “warm” January day in New England? To the Bluff, to the Bluff, to the Bluff, Bluff, Bluff! I delighted…

Working Table

Laura and Tina will be starting a new series of photos in a weekly post titled “Working Table”.  We will simply take a photo of the table we are working…

Sharing books & such…

Hi Tina & friends~ Since much of our focus is on the creative process and collaboration I thought I would share how this takes place in the classroom. Yesterday I…

Studio Collaboration 2 Artwork

Dear Friends, Laura and I have completed the art piece above for our new blog we are launching in a few weeks.  This piece of art will be the opening…

Affirmations

affirmation book (Laura) Dear Tina & friends, This year I have committed to getting organized in all areas of my life. I have set attainable weekly and yearly goals for…

Art On Our Mind: Tina's Thoughts

Dear Friends, The artwork I was most affected by while in New York might have been Tim Burton’s exhibit at the Museum of Modern Art, but it was sold out…

L2T in NYC

Dear Friends, Who knew we would find love in New York City? This sculpture by Robert Indiana was down the street from our hotel.  There was a steady stream of…

Galileo's Notes

Dear Friends, OK folks, here is a better picture of the moon phases AND painted by Galileo! We are cooking up some dinner at the moment and a post about…

Together Again!

Dear Friends, A quick post to let you all know that Laura and Tina are together in Connecticut and planning our trip to New York City.  With a new moon…

Two Years Ago…

Dear Friends, Two years ago we began our first project together.  We began by sending our art through the mail to one another as a way of exploring correspondence as…

Collaborative Book

Laura, The collaborative book we have been trading through the mail is coming with me on the airplane on Thursday.  I will have a new page completed and will leave…

Vision 25

Dear Friends, We are getting ready to visit one another in four days!  We are posting our regular Vision for the week, but will be co-creating our ReVision.  Look for…

Winter Classes & demo

This month I have an opportunity to teach some wonderful new classes. One is called, Fearless Sketch Journaling which will take place at the Mystic Arts Center on Thursdays starting…

Collaborative Book Project

Were  you on the edge of your seats? I always am whenever I get the book in the mail from Tina. It usually takes me a few days (sometimes longer)…

ReVision 24

dear Tina~ These acorns were collected over several walks at Bluff Point before the snow fell. I marveled at each one’s uniqueness while collecting them. It still amazes me that…

Collaborative Book Project

Here is a sneak peek of our latest traveling book collaboration. I will reveal our spirited two page spread tomorrow and leave you all on the edge of your seats…

Vision 24

Hello Sweet Tina~ Snowshoeing through the winter wonder land of Pittsburg NH this past week I came across this showy Paper Birch tree shedding its bark. I have heard they do this…

Laura Two Tina Collaborative Art

Dear Friends, Laura and I are taking some time to reflect on the year together and all that we have accomplished as “Laura Two Tina” in 2009.  We have been…

In Tina's Studio Today…

Dear Laura, It has been awhile since I have posted my studio activity here.  I have recently updated my website, www.tinahirsig.com, outlining my projects for the coming year and wanted…

Forts

Dear Laura, This is a quick post in between cooking and entertaining guests. I liked your question about what delighted me as a child.  One big thing was making forts…

dreams can come true

Hello Sweet T~ “All of our dreams can come true.” ~Walt Disney Walt Disney’s belief in dreams coming true is repeated in the “shingles” of the roof in this whimsical…

Holiday Cheer

In lieu of our weekly Vision/Revision Tina & Laura will be posting notes from their studio and enjoying time with friends and family. Hope you do the same and know…