Category Archives: Artists

Project is under way!

I began painting the base images for my project this week. Using the paints that the Art Inspector gave me, this was a challenge. I’m not used to painting in the first place, I typically do collage, and these paints … Continue reading

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Inching my way towards my project design

Now that the holidays have come and gone, I finally have the time to focus on my Healthy Art Project. Mulling over the materials I have available, I became frustrated because all the ideas I had were based on using … Continue reading

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New Materials!

The Art Inspector came to my studio recently to give me my new eco-friendly materials! This was a much anticipated day, and for me, the most intriquing part of the process. I was given a set of Grumbacher water soluble … Continue reading

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Pros, Cons, and Usage of My New Materials

For the Healthy Art Program Eco Exhibit my goal is to use as many of the products as possible that the art inspector gave me.  I will have to use more products than I was given but I am going … Continue reading

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Getting Started on My Healthy Art Quilt

With this meter, I can measure the amount of energy used in constructing the “Healthy Art Quilt” I’m making for the Art Inspector.  The Quilt will be shown with the work of four other artists at San Jose City Hall … Continue reading

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New art materials

The Art Inspector came to my studio a few days ago and gave me some new materials and took away a lot of my current ones.   I was given Red River GreenPix Photo Matte paper, FSC wood panels, raw pigments, … Continue reading

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Out with the old, in with the new!

The Art Inspector paid a visit to the studio yesterday, and she brought me some new materials to work with…which was very exciting. But, then she took away some of my old materials, so I wouldn’t be tempted to use … Continue reading

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Sewing a Binding on my Quilt

Last time I used my longarm machine to do the quilting on my quilt; and this time I switched on my regular sewing machine to add the binding around the edge of the quilt. This is a wonderful Brother electronic … Continue reading

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Art Inspector visits the Studio

Last week, The Art Inspector come to my studio to evaluate my energy usage. She had a few interesting gadgets to measure my electricity, but since I don;t use much, it didn’t take long! I’m looking forward to learning more … Continue reading

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Change is upon us!

Although spring is far off, I am excited about change, as is, apparently, much of the rest of the world. To facilitate this process, I have signed on to have my studio get an eco-makeover by the Art Inspector. The … Continue reading

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