On a recent Saturday night, I was in my dining room (it doubles as my art studio) using a power drill on what looks like a million found objects from my lawn. I would pause periodically and look down at the powdery, sawdust mess I was creating on my floor, table and clothing.
What am I doing? Why am I doing this? Have I lost my mind?
I didn’t bother answering the questions. Instead, I continued my art project with ardent determination. But I did decide it would be interesting to interview my artist friends.
That is how this new series was born! Continue reading It all started with “I have an idea….”
Artist’s Statement: March in to heaven with the confidence and innocence of a child. We know in our hour of need, God will remember and not forsake us. Continue reading Art Piece: March in to Heaven
I just completed a new art piece, “Butterfly wings”.
Little tentative one, make haste and take flight with your shiny, gilded wings. While you may damage the wings along your journey you have what it takes to be courageous as a lion yet delicate and beautiful as a rose. Continue reading Little bashful one, make haste and take flight
Introducing “flourish”, the latest art piece available from Empirical Whimsy. Continue reading flourish
Just recently I was rummaging through my garage and came upon a bucket of the metal junk I had apparently forgotten to discard. With the launch of Empirical Whimsy, you can imagine my excitement. Rediscovered objects!
The s-hook used in this piece is one of the objects removed from the streets of Dallas. If you want a visual it’s the Walnut Hill / I-35 area of town, near liquor stores and other establishments.
I am absolutely thrilled to have turned pieces of junk into lemonade. Continue reading Resilience
I don’t typically put up a Christmas tree but 2020 is different. I even splurged and purchased a pink tree because unconventional is fun. Continue reading COVID Christmas Tree
– The fanciful story of Betty Bluetiful –
Before Betty started her sales career, she was Elizabeth Florence of Bluemington. She lived a content life but at the age of 40, she wanted a career change. In 1956 she responded to an advertisement offering the chance to travel, meet new people and the opportunity to spread a good clean message (ever dear to her heart). She signed on as a door-to-door saleswoman, selling Mrs. Stewart’s Liquid Bluing. Continue reading Betty Bluetiful of Mrs. Stewart’s Liquid Bluing
I wanted to document some of the unexpected events that have happened during COVID-19 as well as highlight the positive behavior I’ve witnessed. That’s how Wheel of COVID, an art piece came to fruition. Continue reading Wheel of COVID
While Stella doesn’t light up— her spirit shines brightly through you! Continue reading Stella of Many Bright Ideas