Girl Meets Art

the evolution of a visual artist


Paper and Book Arts

Art imitating life

Life imitates art. How many times have you heard that phrase over the years? Well, after I sustained a sprained knee playing basketball a couple of weeks ago, that phrase… Continue reading →

Circles-Lines: The freedom of structure

On Christmas Day 2015, I uploaded my final piece in my 100 Days of Patterns Mashups, a fabric collage incorporating a Christmas tree. Technically, it was the 101st piece, completed… Continue reading →

Exploring the color spectrum via collage

Back in August, I was visiting a dear friend in Vidalia, Ga. (yes, the end of August is the ideal time to head to the Deep South!). I brought my… Continue reading →

In some circles

About a year ago, I started using the Aeropress coffee maker, which comes with small circular micro-filters. Ever the packrat for possible collage use, I began collecting the used, dried… Continue reading →

Borders and lines

I’ve been working away on a Art House Sketchbook Project piece, with the theme Borders and Lines. I knew once I selected the theme that I was going to deconstruct… Continue reading →


Having recently finished reading Cut & Paste, I got an itch to try my hand at collage. As I am discovering, a key to collage is being able to see… Continue reading →

Walking the walk

This is the first piece in my dead-tree newspaper collage series, sparked by reading Cut & Paste: 21st Century Collage. In early September,

Forks and spoons

  I signed up for the 2012 Sketchbook Project, choosing the theme “Forks and Spoons.” Unlike last year’s sketchbook, “Make Mine a Double,” which had a narrative focus,

Art of improvisation

You can accomplish a heck of a lot using toothpicks, India ink, transfer paper, and paper scraps, as I found out in an encaustic painting workshop.

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