Tag Archives: Miniatures

Roofing and the joy of faux finishes

Hello, all. It’s been a while. Things have been kind of crazy, y’know, the way they get. Anyway, I have been extremely busy with work and planning and organizing and birding and politics and preparing for gardening, and through it … Continue reading

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Mystery House has a color at last

It’s yellow for Spring time! These past weeks I’ve been working very hard on the dollhouse for my mystery graphic novel project. There were a couple of setbacks since January. I decided the acetate windows would not work for photography, … Continue reading

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Birds of Somerville and dollhouse progress

It’s been a crazy several weeks, with a strained knee, two bouts of the flu, a blizzard followed by record warmth in February, and a nor’easter to usher in March like a lion, so I haven’t had time to put … Continue reading

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House of Mystery, playing with light

I continue to work on the dollhouse for my mystery project. Yesterday, I took a break to play with the light in my studio as it illuminated the rooms under construction. I’m excited about this project and determined to finish … Continue reading

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House of mystery progress update – putting up the siding on the Orchid dollhouse

Construction continues on my New England beach house project, using the Orchid dollhouse as the starting point. Ironically, while putting up clapboard siding, one manila strip at a time, I find myself cursing the noise of the workmen putting up … Continue reading

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Post-event, post-holiday, now to refresh the studio for winter

Had a wild weekend at Brickbottom Open Studios this year. I met so many wonderful people, and I hope I’ll see many of them again here on my website as they keep track of my projects going into 2018. From … Continue reading

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Progress on miniature buildings and Open Studios 2017, coming up this weekend

I’ve been pasting and papering and designing all week, to launch a new project at Brickbottom Artists Open Studios 2017, this weekend, Nov. 18 and 19. I’ve been working on small sculptures of buildings and cityscapes as objects in their … Continue reading

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Nature walks, art under glass, a view of the Mystic

The little power plant object is nearly complete. One of my regular nature walks is along the Charlestown side of the Mystic River estuary in Boston. It’s a place teetering on the brink between industrial past and environmental present. This … Continue reading

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In progress: Nature walks, industrial zones, getting ready for Open Studios

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Dollhouse, busy projects, and the old camera gives up the ghost

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