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i've enjoyed dabbling in acrylics, oils, mixed media, wood carving, macrame, gourding — you name it, i'll try it!

here are some examples of my creative journey. 

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my passion for design goes beyond creating artwork 

i love designing;
arranging pieces of
any kind. i recognize potential 
and
love drawing out the best 
in objects as well
as people
 
— environments — 
Access Center, Rapids Mall
Access Center, Rapids Mall

This is an environment I designed for a young adult ministry located in a local shopping mall.

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Access Center
Access Center

Another view of the Access Center

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Access - Mall Front
Access - Mall Front

Another view of the Access Center at the Mall.

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Access Center, Rapids Mall
Access Center, Rapids Mall

This is an environment I designed for a young adult ministry located in a local shopping mall.

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— upcycled & maximized — 
Rescued Table
Rescued Table

This was a plain old pecan table spotted at the Good Will. The detailing was screaming for some chalk paint!

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Rescued Table
Rescued Table

This was a plain old pecan table spotted at the Good Will. The detailing was screaming for some chalk paint!

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— walls — 
Carey's Wall
Carey's Wall

I made this large photo arrangement on my daughter-in-law's office wall. Click below to see how I did it.

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Mall Mural
Mall Mural

8' High x 24' Wide - This mural was painted by my students and I at the Shopko Plaza Mall in Wisconsin Rapids [Late '80's]

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Maddy's wall
Maddy's wall

This is Madison's mural and she helped to paint it!

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Carey's Wall
Carey's Wall

I made this large photo arrangement on my daughter-in-law's office wall. Click below to see how I did it.

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— graphic design — 
Afterworks Flyer
Afterworks Flyer

Promo piece for Access young adult ministry

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Christmas Connection Flyer
Christmas Connection Flyer

Promotional piece for Access Young adult Ministry

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Mead Charter School
Mead Charter School

i served on the board for Mead Charter School and designed this brochure to promote it

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Afterworks Flyer
Afterworks Flyer

Promo piece for Access young adult ministry

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i enjoy using my
design skills to
promote ministries and
causes i believe in 
— children — 
— set design — 
Live Chalk Drawing
Live Chalk Drawing

Chalk drawing to music with my granddaughters for an event. (The girl was lightly outlined, and we chalked in the flowers while it was horizontal.) At the end we stood it up to reveal the figure.

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Lil' Pea
Lil' Pea

A Mixed media piece i sis with 10 year old Charlie. It was used in a local play and then on display at our cultural center.

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Name Design
Name Design

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Live Chalk Drawing
Live Chalk Drawing

Chalk drawing to music with my granddaughters for an event. (The girl was lightly outlined, and we chalked in the flowers while it was horizontal.) At the end we stood it up to reveal the figure.

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Christmas Stage Design
Christmas Stage Design

Christian Life Fellowship

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Mall Mural
Mall Mural

Not a set, but a back drop in a shopping mall, painted by me and my students. 8' High x 24' Long

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Set Design
Set Design

Christian Life Fellowship

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Christmas Stage Design
Christmas Stage Design

Christian Life Fellowship

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if you are interested in some of my creative processes, please check out a blog post