Sarah’s Art

| January 28, 2007

Tree and Flower

The world on a string…

| January 20, 2007

      I love string figures and use them in my storytelling.  String figures can be found from cultures all over the world; the Navajo, the Maori, the Arctic Inuites and many others.  There are literally 1000s of figures to be discovered and learned. Sarah has caught the string bug and knows quite a few figures herself.  I […]

Podcast #1

| January 12, 2007

For Christmas we recorded a CD of Christmas music and stories.  A Thrasher Family Christmas. It was for the most part Emily (brilliant as usual) singing Christmas Carols which you can hear a few of on her website.   A couple of my stories were included and this brilliant rendition of Jingle Bells.  Play

Artwork

| January 4, 2007

Here are a couple of recent art pieces by Sarah.  The flowers are done with colored inks on sized watercolor paper with long bristle brushes. Then textured with splatter from an old toothbrush.  The butterfly is watercolor.  We first painted cut a pattern from a piece of clipart.  Then traced the pattern onto a watercolor block.  Using watercolors textured with salt […]