Clothesline Festival

Back on Sunday I attended the 2017 M&T Bank Clothesline Festival at the Memorial Art Gallery.  You may recognize the name as I briefly touched on this gallery in a blog post in May.  [caption id="attachment_24375" align="aligncenter" width="540"] Memorial Art Gallery[/caption] Sunday…
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Bead Store Love

Since November, I've been working one night at a week at my local bead store, Let's Bead in East Rochester.  There was a time I said I would NEVER work in retail again but it seemed a good way to…
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Revamping a Design

I sat down the other day to work on some cat pieces and realized the design could use some improvement.   [caption id="attachment_23701" align="aligncenter" width="526"] Original cat design[/caption] I pulled a photo of my cat Elliot and got to work.…
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June Themed Challenge Reveal: Insects

Welcome!  It's time to reveal what we created for the June Themed Challenge!  The theme I selected for this month was insects!  Participants were tasked with creating something inspired by insects.  They could use any medium of their choice. [caption…
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Inside the Monster Factory

Originally I had wanted to follow up on my prior post, Exploring Rochester: Neighborhood of the Arts. Unfortunately, the weather hasn't been cooperative lately for outdoor explorations.  It's either been blazing hot or raining.  Instead, I will take you inside…
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Exploring Rochester: Neighborhood of the Arts Part 1

Back in April, we explored a bit of the South Wedge neighborhood.  This month, I'm going to take you into the Neighborhood of the Arts (NOTA).  There is a LOT here so I'm going to break it into a multi-part series.…
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