100 Wednesdays-20×200

October 13, 2010

Every Wednesday, I receive a little New York email from a gallery called 20×200. 20×200 sells prints ranging from $20.00, yes $20.00, to anywhere from $500-$3,000. Today,artist Jenny Odell from San Francisco is featured. I love this piece because of how it is arranged and how all the different types of ships give you a […]

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A is for flying A

October 11, 2010

You may have seen this photo as part of my Creative Thursday course this summer, but I wanted to share it again as this month I am going to try and give you Design A-Z in a photo series. The inspiration came from my friend Angie at Jumping Jack Designs. Last month she chronicled A-Z […]

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today is my birthday

October 06, 2010

In my Welcome October post, I mentioned that October is my favorite months of the year. One of the reasons is because of all the color that surrounds it. Especially the color of pumpkins, apples, leaves on trees and all the wonders that nature provides us with. I have spent a good part of the […]

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Welcome October

October 01, 2010

October is here and I have to say it is my favorite month of year. I love that we are beginning to get cooler nights and incredibly warm and sunny days. Our days are shorter but in Nevada the sun shines, the wind stops blowing and the sunsets are spectacular. September was such a busy […]

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Tea Time Thursday – Beauty in Nevada

September 30, 2010

Over the summer, I participated in a local art fair and had this original piece of photography sitting on my table. A gentleman I did not know stopped to talk to me about it. The photo was taken by me in 2006 while on a visit with my family to a local harvest festival. The […]

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How Inspiration Can Find You

September 28, 2010

Today, I received an email from paper and stitch an online community showcase for art. In it was a link to their fall show that opened today. I love the pieces they gather and thought I would take a brief look before getting my youngest off to school. Inspiration hit me immediately when I entered […]

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C is for Coconuts

September 27, 2010

Today, I would like to take a moment and introduce you to a group of individuals called the Creative Coconuts. Creative Coconuts was born out of an idea by Marisa of Creative Thursday and Sean who is a teacher at the Groundlings Theater in L.A.. You have heard me speak of these guys on more than […]

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Tea Time Thursday

September 23, 2010

This morning I sat down with a cup of tea and flipped through magazines and catalogs. I enjoy doing this as it gives me a glimpse into a world outside Reno. One of my favorite catalogs I receive is from Paper Source. I used to make a trek there every now and again when I […]

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100 Wednesdays

September 22, 2010

Normally, I would be bringing you my sketches for 100 Ideas in 100 Days that I have been sharing over the last month. You will now be able to find those on the redlinedesign flickr feed. I will still be posting every week as I have some students from University of Georgia working with me […]

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red line design color story

September 21, 2010

About six months ago, I began working with a graphic artist and illustrator, Calder Chism to create a logo for Red Line Design, my business. We met over several coffees at the local Starbucks and discussed creativity, working for yourself, the direction of my business and about the name red line design, which, by the […]

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F is for Flowers

September 20, 2010

The word “passion” is described by the Miriam Webster Dictionary among other things as “a strong liking or desire for or devotion to some activity, object, or concept”. I have a passion for flowers. I think this began at a very young age and continues to this day every time I see a beautiful arrangement […]

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The Beginning

September 14, 2010

Today, I was inspired to tell you a story. It is a story about me and it involves the photograph that you see above. I was given this photo at the funeral of my grandfather this spring by my aunts sister. It has been sitting on my desk since I returned home and I look […]

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