Waxy Stab-Bound Journals… Craft Publishing Royalty This Way Comes… And Sew Somerset Winner Announced!!

In all my varied creative endeavors, I always come home to book making, especially stab-bound books.  I try lots of different things, often winging off in strange or new directions, but I seem to circle back, like a vulture really, and devour book making.  I LOVE HAND MADE BOOKS. I also have been thoroughly enamored […]

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Grand Opening Announced for One Sweet Little Art Studio in Downtown Brunswick, Maine!

The Painted Dog: An Art & Stitch Studio of 13 Pleasant Street Brunswick, Maine, will have its’ official grand opening celebration in just two short weeks.  On Saturday, November 21st and Sunday, November 22nd we invite you to come and see what we are all about.  Becky, my partner in crime and craft, (mostly craft […]

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Studio Storage Solutions VOLUME 1: Paper Stuffs

Over the last month or so I’ve been tackling my studio mess.  I’ve got too much art related stuff crammed in a little space.  It was fast becoming non-accessible.  My overall goal is ACCESSIBILITY.  I.e. why have it if you can’t get to it?  I’m far from finished but I am happy to report some […]

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Poop and Pee is Our Bread and Butter Plus Other Dirty Little Secrets VOLUME 1

Addiction.  I am a human being with an addictive personality.  As far as I’ve seen, at age 37, I think this character trait is by far more the rule for humans instead of the exception. One of my hardest earned accomplishments in life thus far is quitting smoking cigarettes.  I smoked for 8 years, almost […]

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Celebrate The Arrival of Spring with a Flag Banner Tutorial! (And check out the finished studio digs!!!)

I have transformed a glorious storage space into a quaint little studio space.  I am loving it.  The space heater makes it more than warm enough.  I have done more than typical housecleaning in this space, I have done some emotional and maybe even spiritual housecleaning as well.  I have a new space all my […]

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