Inspiration of the Week: Horses!

(Little Miss Sassy, a new member of the family) This weekend I spent some time with my dad out at a ranch that keeps and cares for cutting horses. If you aren’t familiar with a cutting horse, these are the kind that “cut” cattle away from the herd for various reasons like branding or giving shots. Cows like…

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Inspiration of the Week: Sister Corita!

Screenprinting is awfully popular these days. There is a poster or print for just about everything. It’s used when manufacturing fabric as well, and I for one am a fan! I have to have restraint on occasion, as it is a great way to have art in your home at a fraction of the cost. Recently…

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Spruce Hosts Austin’s 12 x 12 Project

On December 12th (12-12), Spruce will be hosting an opening reception featuring artwork of the 12 x 12 Project. From 2-5 pm, exhibiting artists will be available to discuss their pieces over wine and light snacks. Here is more information about the show from the 12 x 12 founder, Mary Gatling. “The 12 x 12…

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Inspiration of the week

Over the past few weeks I have been working on broadening my horizons in the creative world. Besides leaving a desk job for trade work in upholstery, I am making a vow to seek out more art in Austin and expose myself to others’ creative self expression on a more consistent basis. This was overwhelmingly…

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