Category Archives: Work in Progress

The Crazy Quilt of Life

I’ve made the commitment to post on Thursdays each week over my lunch hour to keep the new art out there, rather than just hanging out in my studio space waiting for grout! Here’s to low-pressure resolutions! Watch for new … Continue reading

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Happy 2012 and Thoughts on Balance

It’s been a long time since I’ve posted. I think I always say that–or at least I seem to be saying that a lot in the recent past. After spending all day long at a computer for my day job, … Continue reading

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More challenge pieces and trying like heck to be “floopy”

I know it’s been a bit quiet here, but the good news is that is because I have been working dutifully on my art. I currently have nine pieces waiting to be grouted, three of which I am going to … Continue reading

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Challenge piece #3, plus a few others for good measure!

Again, I’ve been tardy in posting my works as they are completely tiled and ready for grout. But I’ve been working! This challenge has morphed a bit, changed into a way to start working on the pieces that have been … Continue reading

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Challenge Piece #2, Plus 2 More, Finished!

So, you might wonder what I’ve been up to as I haven’t posted in a bit. I’ve been steadily working on a new piece and it’s very different than the stuff I normally do, so it’s taken me a bit … Continue reading

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First piece of new mosaic challenge!

So, I’ve been slacking in the posting-new-work department lately. I admit it. Life’s been a little chaotic and I only recently just got back into my studio and started making art. I’ve missed it. I can admit that. So, I’m … Continue reading

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Having Faith: Confessions from a Control Freak

Hi. My name is Rachel and I am a control freak. There. I admitted it publicly. Or maybe it’s not so much that I am a control freak as the fact that I have a hard time trusting other people … Continue reading

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Today’s Progress

A new piece for a friend of mine, inspired by her living room. Just carved the Wedi board last night and got started on placing the stained glass tonight. This is much more realistic than the work I’ve done to … Continue reading

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Madonna on the Rocks, waiting for grout

My most recent piece, drying. Next step is grouting! This was a fun piece to work on as I just sort of went on gut instincts. It’s always amazing to me how a piece flows when I don’t try so … Continue reading

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Back at it!

I’ve replenished my supply of adhesives and so tonight finds me happily progressing on a new piece that is not quite like anything I’ve dine before. I suppose that is what it’s all about, but still it’s definitely a meandering … Continue reading

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