New ©ormorant Photos on ƒli©k®

I knew where they were perching on the beach. Saw them ƒor several days. Went looking today when the sun came out in this otherwise dreary and gray day, and ƒound them all basking in the sun at the beach. Always loved cormorants !! But before I even left the house this morning I snapped…

California Quail…Botanical Gardens Santa Barbara

Went to the Botanical Gardens to see how it faired in the fire and was amazed at charred palms coming back and a gorgeous meadow full of flowers surrounded by burned and charred mountains. The California Quail was waiting for us !! Upon consulting the Peterson Western Birds Guide I found that Gambel’s Quail and…

Birds, buddhas, wars and artists, health insurance and same sex marriage…

Today, the raven leaping into flight from the telephone pole in front of our house in Santa Barbara. Relevance?! Yesterday I had health insurance for one afternoon, or the promise of it coming February first. Today my husband’s employer says NO. Yesterday I received an email from another country that made me sad… because people…

Killing Beautiful Woodpeckers?!? Has the human race gone mad?!?

John Muir,: “When one tugs at a single thing in nature, he finds it attached to the rest of the world.” Yesterday, before the outrageous, windy, swirling fire engulfed Montecito and the canyons of Santa Barbara, I was at the coast taking pictures. Here are two pictures I took of a Black Phoebe and an…

Morongo Basin Open Studio 2008

Specifically in Wonder Valley…at Perry Hoffman’s studio and home, where he unleashed a plethora of works in a multi-medium extravaganza. Batiks, ceramics, photographs with paint and mosaics merging onto the EVERYTHING wall. Everything card. Here are some photos of the work and the day. I’m sorry that at present time I do not have pictures…

3 new works for Santa Barbara Arts 1st tHuRsDaY july 3rd

New works are gicleé photographs printed on canvas. Printed by the infamous David Fick in Joshua Tree. Some of the works were manipulated before printing and all were lavished with acrylics and pastels. This is a real departure and fusion evolving and merging mediums. These images were first captured on the Wilcox property on the…

New Mosaic Artwork

Folks, I’ve been so wrapped up in my lover’s arms, I mean wedding plans… I mean workshops, NO WAIT… wedding planning, postal meanderings, eQuality banging and fluxing with the international mail art community, refreshingly, again… that I have not posted some of my art in a while. So here’s a brand new piece that I…