Beth Markel

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Where does art fit in the world?

Posted on May 31, 2017 by Beth Markel

Sometimes as an artist, it’s hard to get my head around what happens in the world.  The bombing in Manchester, England last week is such an event – one that causes me to pause, pray for the victims, and victim’s families.  Thoughts and prayers go out to all those affected by the targeted destruction of young lives.  [...]

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What’s on your Design Wall?

Posted on May 20, 2017 by Beth Markel

So I was on vacation last week…or stay-cation, but working with tree guys taking down 2 huge locust trees in our front yard, moving plants I was trying to save, getting 20,099 steps in a single day, and getting a new cell phone, which I’m using to take more pictures.  It’s been interesting!  I really [...]

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Creativity Central

Posted on May 6, 2017 by Beth Markel

So I keep updating my design wall, but this week I’m expanding into the sink area because I’m doing a series of small projects and this is gel glue resist.  Starting with a 10″ square pfd fabric, I free-hand drew the rooster and just starting filling in the areas with color.  For these smaller projects [...]

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