Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Red Series No. 2 - 12

Red Series No. 2 - 12
And so we continue.  Isn't she adorable?

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Gifted - a film.......this film was recommended to me and I have only seen the trailer but it looks great......



http://www.imdb.com/title/tt4481414/videoplayer/vi467777049?ref_=tt_ov_vi

Monday, April 24, 2017

Red Series No. 2 - 11

Red Series No. 2 - 11
Just got home from Newport, OR.  Amazing time with good friends and learning new things.  More soon! :-)

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CAN'T STOP THE FEELING! (From DreamWorks Animation's "Trolls") 
Justin Timberlake



https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ru0K8uYEZWw

Sunday, April 23, 2017

Red Series No. 2 - 10

Red Series No. 2 - 10
I am full up.  I have spent the last three days in Newport, Oregon attending book arts and paper making workshops.  It has been so much fun but I am tired.  You know what it is like taking classes away from home.  You even know what it is like taking classes near your home.  You are tired.  I am but I made two books and a bunch of papers, learning a bunch of new tcchniques.  So yes, I am full.


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Valerie June - Shakedown -  catchy



https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cShj4BimPXc&index=6&list=RDDqNAD0_zsuw

Saturday, April 22, 2017

Red Series No. 2 - 09

Red Series No. 2 - 09
I am in seventh heaven this weekend as I am attending the Newport Paper and Book Arts Festival.  I am taking two workshops, one on tacket binding and a paper painting one.  So far I am batting 100 in the tacket workshop.  What is not to like when one gets to be by the ocean for four days and make books. :-). Happy weekend.
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Vampire Waltz (music video) - strange title but interesting to watch....

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xk9walOQI44

Friday, April 21, 2017

Red Series No. 2 - 08

Red Series No. 2 - 08
Sometimes a creation is just playful.   This one is just that for me.

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Clean Bandit - Symphony feat. Zara Larsson [Official Video]




https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aatr_2MstrI

Thursday, April 20, 2017

Red Series No. 2 - 07

Red Series No. 2 - 07
The woman who gave me most of the photos in the series had no idea about the subject matter or who took the photos.  So they now have a second life and everyone is free to make up their own story about what they are about.  I have my idea.  What is yours?

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When Stars and Salt collide - Coldplay, A Sky Full of Stars (piano/cello cover)- The Piano Guys



https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qrHFg47Mopk

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Red Series No. 2 - 06

Red Series No. 2 - 06
What is the connection between the elements in this piece?  Maybe nothing?  Maybe something?  It is up to the viewer to decide.  Creating your own narrative is the fun part!

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I use to go the movies all the time.  I was kind of obsessed with going.  I do not go any more.  I wait until the films are out on DVD or I stream them.  Hence I watch fewer films than I did.  The main reason(s) that I wait is because of the expense.  It is hard to justify the price these days when in just a few short months I can watch them in the comfort of my own home.  We have a rather large television screen and it is so easy to stream them into our home.  One other reason is that I started falling asleep in the movie theater.  I just could not justify the expensive sleeping chair! :-)  Aging here!

I have a list of films that I want to see.....

Lion
La La Land
The Red Turtle
20th Century Women
Hidden Figures
Manchester By the Sea
The Salesman
Moonlight
Fences
Loving