Weekly Keep-Our-Sanity Challenge: Monochrome

For this installment of our weekly Keep-Our-Sanity challenge, we chose the theme of the Monochrome color.   Monochrome[1] describes paintings, drawings, design, or photographs in one color or values of one color.[2] A monochromatic object or image reflects colors in shades of limited colors or hues. Images using…
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Exploring Talisman Jewelry

While contemplating the theme challenge for March here at Art Elements, I was torn between talismans and amulet bags. Talismans and amulets are quite similar in that they both provide protection from harm but talismans are considered good luck charms…
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Weekly Keep-Our-Sanity Challenge: Spiral

Carl Jung: The unconscious process moves spiral-wise around a center, gradually getting closer, while the characteristics of the center grow more and more distinct. For this installment of our weekly Keep-Our-Sanity challenge, we chose the theme of the Spiral.   The…
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Book Review – Creative Strength Training

In recent months I have been attempting to extend my creative reach by working on more mixed media projects with a particular emphasis on textiles and fibre. This is a very new field to me and I quickly discovered that…
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