Power Coin Workshop
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Sunday, August 12 from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm Hosted at The Creation Station! Part of High Hand Gallery, 3750 Taylor Road in Loomis Each power coin is INFUSED with ENERGY. In this workshop, you will work with up to … Read More

Power Coins Assembly Workshop
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Saturday or Sunday, June 30 or July 1, 2018 Hosted at my NEW STUDIO, The Creation Station! Part of High Hand Gallery, 3750 Taylor Road in Loomis Each power coin is INFUSED with ENERGY. In this workshop, you will create … Read More

Journals
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It’s been awhile since I created journals, and now I am thinking of ideas to capture in them. The first two: ADVENTURE and Seeds. More to come as I fill them. These will be part of my show “The Spirit … Read More

Flowers and Hearts at the Galleries
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Something a little different for me. Polymer clay and Swarovski crystal trinket bowls, going to Auburn. Old Town Gallery.

Thank you to our visitors!
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Painter Sandra Main and I are just coming down from a busy PlacerArts Studios Tour weekend. We transformed the “Green Room” at the General Gomez Arts & Events Center into the colorful “Back Room” gallery for the event. Many of … Read More

Just a few more days ’til Open Studios!
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Artists throughout Placer County are busy, busy, busy! And I am busy along with my fellow creators. I’m excited to announce that I’ll be showing at 808 Lincoln Way in Auburn (The General Gomez Arts and Events Center) with painter … Read More

Buttons, Buttons
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Have you visited The Tin Thimble? If you love fabric, fiber and making things, you probably already cherish this exciting stop in Loomis. They feature vintage patterns, fabric and fiber for the seamstress and felter. I am pleased to announce … Read More

Galleria in Roseville
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If you are at the Galleria Mall in Roseville before November 13, please check out my “Power Coins” exhibit, part of the PlacerArts Studios Tour exhibit! I will be showing and demonstrating my work Friday through Sunday, November 10-12 at … Read More

Charming Earrings
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I picked up some beautiful fine silver charms at the Gem and Mineral show last summer. Here is a pair of earrings, which incorporates them. Purchased and modeled by my Auburn Old Town Gallery work partner, Barbara Hoffman.

Excitement is Building…
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…for the 2017 PlacerArts Studios Tour! LouCinda Laughlin very generously offered to host and create a “Meet the Artist” series for the tour. The series is presented courtesy of Auburn Community Television. I was included in the list of artists … Read More

I’m calling them Power Coins
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Each “coin” is hand-formed. In the process a tiny bit of my energy is infused into it. Take some chi home with you. Photos of pieces to come.

Just another pair of earrings
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But I am excited to put SAND from a Kauai beach into the simple disks. Having a hard time letting them go, but they are installed at Auburn Old Town Gallery.

So delicate, what should I call them?
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Spending time on a beach recently inspired me to mix sand or tints into transparent clay. The result was surprisingly beautiful! Delicate. So I made some delicate jewelry, but what should I call it?

Millefiori Demonstration
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I’ve mixed up some nice contrasty colors of polymer clay for my caning demonstration at Auburn Old Town Gallery. Visit me to see the “millefiori caning” presentation. I’ll show how these detailed beads are made and how they relate to … Read More

Canyon
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Vintage gold beads–circa 1950s–what was I saving them for? This collection, apparently! In addition to canyon-inspired striated polymer beads, which include a subtle foil overlay, the pieces include faceted labradorite beads and some include faceted peridot.

Meet on the Street
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Look who I ran into near my studio! Beautiful Gia McNutt, rushing to prepare for tonight’s PlacerArts Studios Tour meeting. Doesn’t she look great in the pendant I made? Artists of Placer County have enrolled to be on this county-wide … Read More

Opening My Workshop
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For one day, Saturday, May 6! From 11 am to 3 or 4 pm I am inviting up to 5 participants in an “Assembly” workshop. There are still 3 spots left! We’ll use the polymer clay beads we’ve made in … Read More

Lovin’ the magnetic clasps!
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Easy to put this bracelet on. One-handed wonder. From the Rastafarian Eye of God collection.

A Winter Celebration
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My next collection is headed to High Hand Gallery for this Sunday’s Winter Celebration. Join us for lots of door prizes, comfort food and a cozy gathering on a probably blustery day.

Art of Hearts
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I’ve been busy in the workshop! LOTS of new pieces for tonight’s Auburn Old Town Gallery Reception from 6 – 9 pm. Many hearts and live art / hands-on demos. And here are the rest of the pieces, offered through Auburn … Read More

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