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Rainbow

10/08/2013 — 1 Comment

Some days you just need a rainbow. A little color to perk you up and brighten your day.

Today, I need a rainbow. And this is my idea of a beautiful, rainbow-y thing. Not a field of daisies or a pink cosmopolitan or a wiggly little puppy. Nope. Oily old machinery on a rainy day is all the rainbow I need today.

Untitled--AmandaMuses

How ’bout you guys? What brightens your day?

Update: Like this photo? Now it’s available as a matted archival print here in my Etsy shop.

This weekend the Baltimore Museum of Art (BMA) will play host to the Contemporary Print Fair. Visitors to the event can enjoy and purchase prints from fourteen major contemporary art dealers, galleries and presses. The two day event will also feature guided tours, artist lectures and a panel discussion.

Consult the event Web site for a full list of scheduled events and participants

The Baltimore Fair for Contemporary Prints & New Editions
Saturday and Sunday, 27-28 March 2010 11 a.m.- 6 p.m.
at The Baltimore Museum of Art 10 Art Museum Drive Baltimore, MD 21218

Living in the Balto/D.C. metro area and looking for something to do this weekend? Well then head down to D.C. this Saturday (19 Dec) for the fourth annual Holiday Booty Market! Featuring the work of twenty regional artists and crafters, the market is a great chance to find last-minute holiday treasures for your loved ones all while browsing among the beautiful furniture available at Design Within Reach. A few of the vendors featured Saturday include:

60 bugs

60 bugs

de*nada

de*nada

Mary Ellen Doran

Mary Ellen Doran

Goshdarnknit

Goshdarnknit

Red Prairie

Red Prairie

Jaime Zollars

Jaime Zollars

The event will be held in Washington D.C. from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Adams Morgan Design Within Reach showroom. Checkout the event Web site for more details.
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Images: 60 bugs, De*Nada Design, Mary Ellen Doran, Goshdarnknit, Red Prairie Press, Jaime Zollars

Poppytalk Handmade has just launched their latest monthly online “street market.” Beginning today and running through Friday, September 18, this month’s theme is “School Days: A back to school market.”

If you haven’t already taken a look this month’s goodies, here is a peek at some of the things that caught my eye:

MatteStephens

Uncle Rutherford by Matte Stephens

Labokoff

eblouie 2 by Labokoff

Yardia

Leap by Yardia

Bueller

Number 16 by Bueller

Modernpop

Alphabet Soup by Modernpop

TriciaMcKellar

Set of 12 postcards by Tricia McKellar

Tuttistudio

My Friend print by Tutti studio

Floridity

Branch necklace by Floridity

If you haven’t checked them out before, Poppytalk curates a monthly online showcase of international design talent; beautiful handmade items are available in this fun and diverse marketplace. Go check it out!

Images: Poppytalk Handmade


Still need to do a proof print and then refine the first two…
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sketched this over the weekend and will carve it soon…
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