Author Archives: The Flying Squirrel Studio

Hello 2020

I just finished my first creative project of the year and I am pretty happy with how it turned out! My youngest grandson, Patrick, had seen some custom sneakers and asked for a pair of white canvas sneakers and markers … Continue reading

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They Like Me!!

I am thrilled to announce that I have a very nice line up of classes for Bead and Button 2020. They picked seven of my classes.  They include 4 new classes and three classes that I taught last year but were … Continue reading

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I’m Back!!!

I’m back from my month long adventure and full of inspiration, ideas, to-do’s and general end-of-year panic!! But it’s all good. And I have so much to share with you that I have that buzzing going again!! Let me start … Continue reading

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A Polymer Puzzle

If you have attended an art retreat you have probably heard of ‘swaps’ of some kind . . . . . buttons, beads, ATC’s, bowls, etc. You get the idea. But have you every participated in a group project . … Continue reading

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What happens when . . .

This last August I had the opportunity to join a group of 27 women . . .  well artists at a private retreat in the mountains.  I was intimidated, but not enough not to go. I was nervous . . .  would I … Continue reading

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What’s That Buzzing

If you listen closely you can hear it. It’s an intense buzzing sound in my brain as I zero in on another trip.  Yes, my brain is busy overthinking . . . . reviewing packing lists, checking sizes of luggage, researching … Continue reading

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My Process . . . This Time.

I recently was developing some work for a new class. As I was reflecting on how I got where I was and where I could go . . . . a light went on. If I could document the steps, … Continue reading

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