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Tibetan Temple #6

I build Shrines to the Divine entirely for my own enjoyment. There is no goal, no show in mind, no beginning, middle or end of the project. I am just creating temples, exploring the skills learned, both as an artist as well as a human. And what amaz…

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Sculpting Polymer Buddhas #4

I am not well-set, nor do I have the bandwidth for, taking pictures of my hands while creating. Following are all the photos of my Buddhas over the course of three days. All the facial features are exaggerated, not on purpose. The top not…

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Tibetan Temple #3

I rediscovered polymer clay after a 20 year hiatus. Back in the early 90s, I made beads and pins and jewelry items. This time around, I had in mind the tiny lumberyard and all my little itty bitty constructions. For the Zendo, I formed a little plat…

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Tibetan Temple #2

From The Once and Future King by TH White: “It is God who keeps the price secret, Uther. Not I.” “God? God? What god? I have heard you speak of so many gods. If you mean Mithras…” Says Merlin, “Mithras. Apollo. Arthur. Christ. Call him what …

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Pam & Joe’s Afghan, Complete

Making this afghan for my faerie godchildren, Pam & Joe, has been a joy, not to mention the biggest knitting project of my life – on the right. (Just as an aside, I also just finished the smallest knitting project ever, tiny slides (above left) fo…

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Dragon

So far, I love working with Unicorn Spit, although it fades pretty quickly in outdoor light, even heavily varnished. I want to try a resin coating.

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Cabled Afghan

There’s a brief moment of overwhelm when starting a large project, but as soon as I remember my hobby motto, “No Hurry,” I settle down. It’s all about the knit and purl of it anyway, one stitch at a time. No deadlines, no money involved, just me, the …

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Tiny Zendo

The finished Tiny Zen Shrine. I think it has everything but a hanging lantern. I love it.

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Printable Fabric

Leftover from another project, I have packets of 8.5×11 sheets of printable fabric from Dharma Trading Co. in San Rafael, California: several grades of cotton, muslin and silk. These banners were printed on Haboti silk for tiny scrolls. I am…

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Christmas Cuties Card Class

Christmas Cuties Sat, October 19, 12:30pm – 3:00pm Description:  CREATE CHRISTMAS CUTIES WITH DIANE, MAKE THREE ANIMAL GREETING CARDS USING A VARIETY OF TECHNIQUES THAT WILL WARM UP YOUR CREATIVE SPIRIT! $20.00

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