2017 Declared Golden Year!!!!!!!!

 

Booklets of Gold Leaf

I have always loved working with gold, whether it was couching Japanese gold thread on silk embroideries, going wild with artificial gold thread on machine embroidery, or laying 24K gold on egg tempera paintings.

Gold catches the eye and accentuates whatever it touches. Gold makes the message it enhances even more precious.

Not only is gold itself costly, so is the learning and time to acquire the necessary skill to lay it properly.

If …

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“Oh Give Me a Home . . .”

Sculpture of Buffalo on 16th Street in Denver

Buffalo Roaming on 16th Street in Denver

We are in Denver where (unlike Jackson) the only buffalo that roam are steel sculptures on 16th Street. Ron is working hard at the job of Interim Dean at Saint John’s Episcopal Cathedral. My studio is in our apartment high above the streets of downtown Denver. After six weeks here, we are as settled as we will ever be. I considered writing about all that is involved in our moving from one …

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