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What’s Important? Then Do It — Pottery by Collista Krebs

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If something is important to us -- really REALLY important -- we somehow find time for it. Given that we are human and not omniscient, omnipresent, and omnipotent, this commitment means that something…
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Fabric Stash — The Sewing Genius of Kathy Snow

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We've all probably met one, often without knowing. Chances are, you may be one yourself, even if it's hard to admit. But your studio gives you away. Fabricophiles. People who sew, quilt, craft,…

Time to Paint, Timelessly — Impressionism by Lori Pittenger

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  Do you remember when you last thoroughly, completely, and absolutely lost track of time? When was it that you were so absorbed in the task at hand, so utterly involved in what you were…
Take Me Home

Lighting, Drama, Color — The Watercolor Paintings of Cheryll Root

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The people we envy says a lot about ourselves. Obvious candidates are wealthy people, powerful people, incredibly good-looking people. These three factors, however, aren't what attract the attention…
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Leather Lux — Handcrafted Bags by Betsy Pozzanghera

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Do you know how sometimes, someone wants to give you a gift and they don't know what to give? So they wrap up money and say, "Buy something fun that you really want. Don't you dare pay  bills with…
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Horse and Cattle — The Oil Paintings of Tanna Scott

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More than once, when artist Tanna Scott has shown her horse and cow paintings at an art festival or show, someone begins to cry. The first time this happened, the Kennewick Western Artist was befuddled…
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Pottery Thoughts — Pat Fleming Creates as He Meditates

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He teaches, paints, digs clay in out of the way places. And, over an art career that spans 54 years and counting, Pat Fleming has thrown a lot -- LOTS -- of pots. "Back in the day," the Kennewick…
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Pastel Mystique — The Landscapes of Edna Bjorge

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From Oil Paint Murals to Pastel Drawings She was five. She loved to draw. Her father was an artist. And there, in her parents' bedroom next to her father's palette of oil paints, was a gloriously…
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Paint-by-Number Treasure — Stored in a Box and Now Framed

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Life is fragile. None of us knows how long we will be on the earth. And, when the time comes to leave, we frequently leave behind unfinished projects. Kindergarten teacher Kelley Hubbard has a literal…
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No Rules — The “Junk” Journals of Trudy Love Tantalo

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Rules are funny things. We're taught that they make our lives easier and "safer"  by protecting us from all the bad stuff and people. But they also do something else: they grow and multiply,…
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Landscape Magic — the Photography of Bill Rodgers

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Because we are all incredibly unique human beings, we gravitate toward interests that fit our distinctive abilities. It is for this reason that not everyone is a mathematician, or a writer, or a mechanic. And…
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Photography in Action — By Gary Wessels-Galbreath

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A simple gift does more than tell the recipient that you care about them. Many times, that Christmas or birthday present sparks a response in the receiver that lasts far beyond the holiday. This…