some days, i find myself feeling a little like this guy- needing to get away from it all. i suppose a respite from the maddening munching crowd was a welcome relief for him- they are getting big enough you can actually hear them eating!
they are just endlessly fascinating! between caretaking them, foraging for local mulberry, dyeing, ironing silk, and a hundred other tasks (class proposals for Cincinatti 2011) orders, and getting things together for the Long Beach show, i decided to close the etsy and big cartel shops for a few weeks. i need fewer distractions in order to get some work together to fill the booth otherwise it feels as if i am a pup chasing its tail! so look for them to open in a few weeks- let you know on that account.
even though i am in Jude’s class i haven’t had time to enjoy it except as an observer of all the wonderful and creative thinking going on over there. that alone is worth the cost of admission. such lovely work and words- nice to see some of my indigo put to use in so many ways. Her next class is here.
we had some travelers stop by the other day. family from Iceland dropped in and we got the boys together as well before one takes off on another band tour. we ate, visited, and of course, had a little time for blue.
some solid blue to go with the moon she made…
AND….the info is out for the 2011 Silk Study Tour to Japan. If you would like to consider going, let me know and I will send you the newsletter via constant contact. I will put a tab up here on the blog soon but have a few other deadlines going today…
now, must go serve the not so tiny masters…
You inspire me so much! I have learned more about silk worms than I ever thought I would. You live your art. Not too many artists that I see on the internet really do.
I am interested in finding out more about the Japan trip but may not be able to go because of $$.
Is Cincinnati in 2011 the SDA conference? Just curious as I live fairly close to Cincinnati.
Thanks for being your authentic self.
i came back to this post just now as i prepare to leave for the sew expo in puyallup and then on to cincinnati and finally to japan. it’s been less than a year but so much has happened! and i’ve gotten to know you a bit more too diane and it’s been a pleasure-