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red bird for nane j

bird #red. 5 x 7 inch canvas. acrylic paint, gelato sticks, commercial papers, packing material.  i find these values of red and purple to be so delightful.

Mother is the name for God in the lips and hearts of little children.

William Makepeace Thackeray

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bird #1

bird #1. 5 x 7 inch canvas. acrylic paint, gelato sticks, commercial papers, fusible web.  i love the shape of this bird so much i can’t stop making things with it.  i’m also excited about the look of the nest.

The lesson you must learn, no one could ever teach, open up and reach for the stars.

Above You, The Whitest Boy Alive

jellyfish

jellyfish. 12×16 inch canvas. photos, commercial papers, stamps. photos of jellyfish are from the coolest exhibit at the monterey bay aquarium.

Each of us has a gift. We are like beautifully wrapped presents just waiting to be opened. Everyone deserves the chance to see what their gift is and for it to become manifest.

Muhammad Yunus ( paraphrased by me : ) 
Winner of the 2006 Nobel Peace Prize for his work in microcredit with the Grameen Bank

starting . . . now!

welcome to crafty mama e.  i hope you enjoy checking it all out.  here’s to making things simply for the joy in the making.

At the most basic level, to say that someone is an artist is to recognize a person who makes something for the shear joy of the making, or creates an object that appeals to the aesthetic, spiritual or intellectual sensibilities of at least one living being – even if it is no one other than the maker.  

W. Logan Fry