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experimental sketchbook drawing...

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"transition"  painted: 12/10/2011   acrylic and ink
I've been drawing and painting in my sketchbook again lately in the last couple of days in anticipation of a six week painting workshop that I signed up for in January...  
Reoccurring themes in my work are beetles, birds, metamorphosis, life cycles of insects, nature, truth, transition and water creatures...  You'll see larva like objects along with budding plants and other floating water creatures in my work...  I love abstract objects mixed with color, layering and not knowing where my painting will take me...  i love to dance in magic and mystery...

Horse Nebula

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I'm proud to announce that I am currently being featured on artid this month.  This is an encaustic painting that I did about a year or so ago and its one of my favorite paintings.
Please feel free to check it out here.
Have a great day!
This Week-end:
- fill healing monster orders (more sewing)
xoxo - kari

thank you... thank you... thank you!

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thank you so much for everyone that came out and made this my most successful year ever!  i had so much fun meeting new people, seeing repeat customers and loved that people from my "job-job" came out to support me...  it meant a lot to me!
have a great week!  oh! i'm really pooped out!!!
xoxox  kari

WinterFestival 2011... Winding Down...

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Today: Phinney Winter Fest & Crafts Fair!!

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Saturday, December 3 & Sunday, December 4, 201110 am-5 pm each day
Admission: $2/PNA member, $4/general publicChildren 12 and under free
PLUS bring a can of food to donate to the Greenwood Food Bank.


This year's event will feature 115 artists and craftspeople, hundreds of musicians and dancers, a quilt raffle, bake sale and lunch items. The fair is open on both days from 10 am-5 pm and the price of admission ($4 for adults, $2 for members, and a can of food - children 12 and under are free) supports PNA programs such as the PNA Hot Meal Program (formerly known as the PNA Soup Kitchen), before and after school childcare, the Greenwood Senior Center, the tool library and the art gallery as well as community projects for neighbors in need and the Greenwood Food Bank.
While you're at the Festival be sure to check out Lauri Serafin's potholders, made of recycled socks. All of the proceeds of the potholder sales will go to the Capital Campaign. (Thank you, Lauri, for more than…