Hello and exciting updates!

Hello All,

Well the last year has included some amazing changes for myself. I have decided that I want to pursue my art more formally and I am making steps to actually start treating it like a potential career.

I entered my first juried art quilt show and was rejected. The reason was my quilt was not artistic enough to hang in a gallery. Strangely I am very ok with the objection. I am not letting it detour my drive to move forward as an artist.

I just launched my studio website it is located at www.looneyhues.com, as a matter of fact this blog will be moving to that site in the very near future. When that change happens I am going to put a domain forward on this domain to auto redirect people to the new website.

I am also in the process of creating a portfolio so I can apply at a local gallery!!! Stay tuned for further announcements.

 

Happy creating!!!

Gene

Posted on Thursday, November 2nd, 2017
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Update

Hello All,

Well I have been working on stitching embroidery designs over the last week for the launch of Bernina Embroidery Software 8. I am doing a launch party for it on Saturday Sept 24th from 11 am to 2 pm at Seams Like Home. I am excited about the new software it has some awesome additions to it!

As for my calendar I have not been diligent in logging my studio time lately. I have not been feeling like I am getting enough studio time lately so I don’t want to use it filling out the calendar. I am setting a new rule for myself starting today that when ever I get creative time I will log it before leaving the studio that day.

Back to sample creating,

Happy creating!

Gene

Posted on Sunday, September 18th, 2016
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I am back!

Ok 3 weeks is way to long to be out of the studio.

First Mike had to spend 2 days in ICU. He had cellulitis!! Yucky! Then 4 days after that I had to do an emergency fly out for mom. She developed a hip infection in her rebuilt hip and was not wanting to go to OHSU to get it fixed. So I was gone for almost 2 weeks for that. During the time with mom in the hospital I finally finished my scarf!!! It is beautiful I will post pictures soon.

When I got back from Oregon I was exhausted. I only had 3 hours of sleep in the first 3 days I was there. Then I slept in mom’s hospital room for the next 6 nights! So I was very tired when I got home.

The day after I got back I had two 3 hour free motion quilting classes with Angela Walters, http://www.quiltingismytherapy.com at Seams Like Home, http://www.akseams.com.

I am finally feeling almost human again and I am back in the studio!

Happy creating!

Gene

Posted on Thursday, August 4th, 2016
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Ahh!!! It is nice to be back in the studio!

Back in the studio the 2nd day in a row. My soul is very happy tonight!!!

Happy Creating

Gene

Posted on Monday, June 27th, 2016
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10 days is to freakin’ long to not be in the studio

OK it is official since setting my hour per day goal in the studio this is the longest stretch I have done without being in the studio to create. It was 10 days. That is way to long. I need to not do that again.

Happy creating

Gene

Posted on Sunday, June 26th, 2016
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