Keep-Our-Sanity Challenge: Faces

The theme of our Keep-Our-Sanity challenge is Faces. Here's a take from Wikipedia about the topic:  Perception and recognition of faces Gestalt psychologists theorize that a face is not merely a set of facial features, but is rather something meaningful in its…
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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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Keep-Our-Sanity Challenge: Prehistoric Art

The theme of our Keep-Our-Sanity challenge is Prehistoric Art. First, some of the sources of inspiration for the work our team created... [caption id="attachment_23634" align="aligncenter" width="960"] The famous Lascaux cave paintings[/caption] [caption id="attachment_23635" align="aligncenter" width="960"] Another image from the Lascaux caves[/caption] [caption…
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Book Review: Global Style Jewelry

"Fascinated by other cultures, I have always loved to travel" That is the opening line of this recent publication by Interweave. Author Anne Potter seems to be speaking directly to me or reading my mind. I have an Art History…
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