CARO488's SparkPeople Blog http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal.asp?id=CARO488 CARO488's Blog on SparkPeople, home of free diet plans and a healthy living community SparkPeople.com http://assets2.sparkpeople.com/assets/nav/logo_spark.gif http://www.sparkpeople.com/ KnitPicks Hawthorne http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6182771 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/c1b793b2-996f-43fb-9b28-dca3dbbf5729.JPG"> Tue, 14 Jun 2016 13:05:15 EST Tour de Sock Stage 2 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6182767 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/087580fb-0864-4b3b-97d6-e024c06b0fe0.JPG"> <BR> <BR> great pattern! but 11 pages !!?? <BR> color-coded charts, though Tue, 14 Jun 2016 12:58:33 EST Tour de Sock Stage1 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6182749 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/ffadc4c9-ba70-44c7-8945-68cc51f15c7c.jpg"> <BR> I read Judy Laquidera's blog all the time. She's a knitting fiend. She convinced me to join Tour de Sock this year. What was I thinking!?! Some people have finished two socks in just hours - less than a day! I have knit on this for a long time. I was quite confused when I started the gusset decreases, which ask you to follow 3 different charts while AT THE SAME TIME, and not on the charts, decreas... Tue, 14 Jun 2016 12:37:51 EST Pink Sand Beach London City Bag http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6182743 Made two of these for friends - still haven't mailed one of them - need to make one for me to keep! <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/d3d9385e-a99c-4633-94d5-affd6cd5ec7d.jpg"> Tue, 14 Jun 2016 12:31:47 EST leaf table topper http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6182102 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/bc5c1794-2ce2-4579-a546-6b9ab8dc2fe6.JPG"> <BR> I love quilting. The ladies in my quilt group did leaf quilts, which inspired me. But my pattern directions said to embroider on a leaf stem, while my friends said, "No! Piece it, It's easy!" <BR> <BR> I thought this fabric would be great for fall leaves. <BR> <BR> So I made a couple leaves, but didn't really like the leaf fabric I picked, because it is so brown. <BR> So I decided that four le... Mon, 13 Jun 2016 13:11:09 EST rayon challis http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6182098 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/83845d23-f4a9-4b20-a7cc-9caec3ceb128.jpg"> <BR> I hope to make more - but not from this pattern! It is too low-cut, and way too big - I had to take it up from the shoulders as well as on the sides. What I want is the fit from my regular tee shirt pattern, but with bust darts... <BR> Back to the drawing board ... <BR> Mon, 13 Jun 2016 13:06:31 EST more socks http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6182074 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/2dfa6f59-7127-4bbc-9fe1-df461d98b311.JPG">tofutsies - yarn made from crustaceans! Mon, 13 Jun 2016 12:24:20 EST Have you been to any national parks? http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6161440 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/3055ff8b-14ec-484b-96b5-a4c91188551d.jpg"> <BR> Dinosaur National Monument - UT <BR> <BR> I have been to several national parks: <BR> Painted Desert and Petrified forest AZ <BR> Glacier - MT <BR> Denali AK <BR> Acadia National Park -ME <BR> Grand Canyon AZ <BR> Crater Lake National Park CA <BR> On our honeymoon we went to the Everglades in FL <BR> Mesa Verde -CO <BR> <BR> and some that are not called national parks: <BR> Buffalo Nat... Thu, 12 May 2016 10:43:07 EST 48 cats, one mouse http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6070195 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/041563bd-6784-43a8-aeb3-3d3dc57be4cb.jpeg">Finally finished Zoe's <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/fd80663d-6431-47ac-817c-a3b7faef61a3.jpeg">quilt! Fri, 15 Jan 2016 12:34:35 EST 144 for the 276th http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6070193 Pierce City Branch Library delivered 144 quilts to the 276th Engineering Company Sunday, December 6th. We began this project in 2014, when our troops went to Afghanistan. We are so proud and thankful to our soldiers and their families, and wanted to share these quilts to honor their service. <BR> <BR> <BR> Thanks to all who helped make this possible: <BR> Many library quilters from all over the Barry-Lawrence Counties area donated blocks, fabric, time, backings, and battings. Other blocks... Fri, 15 Jan 2016 12:31:39 EST making underwear that fits http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6017598 I've made my own underwear for years. I mentioned it in one of my groups, and someone asked for more details, so here it is: patterns for undies: First, I took a pair that fit me the best. Then I pinned one piece at a time flat and traced around it - front, back, crotch. Then I added the parts where i'd like them to be just a little bit wider (longer, whatever). Then I added 1/4" for seams between the pieces. Then I examined how the elastic was attached -mine was sewn, then folded over, then... Mon, 19 Oct 2015 13:19:48 EST making underwear that fits http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6017597 I've made my own underwear for years. <BR> I mentioned it in one of my groups, and someone asked for more details, so here it is: <BR> patterns for undies: <BR> <BR> First, I took a pair that fit me the best. <BR> Then I pinned one piece at a time flat and traced around it - front, back, crotch. <BR> Then I added the parts where i'd like them to be just a little bit wider (longer, whatever). <BR> Then I added 1/4" for seams between the pieces. <BR> Then I examined how the elastic was attache... Mon, 19 Oct 2015 13:19:48 EST pink n glitter http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5924343 <BR> I usually get white tips <BR> And I almost never wear pink.. <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/0/l1038289971.jpg"> Thu, 7 May 2015 15:17:05 EST Easy Street http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5924342 all pinned and ready for stitch-in-the-ditching... <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/9/7/l979995702.jpg"> Thu, 7 May 2015 15:15:32 EST rose-breasted grosbeak http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5924251 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/2/l1235851050.jpg"> <BR> We've lived in this house for 16 years. Jerry has had bird feeders for most of that time. This week we had a visitor we've never seen before: a rose-breasted grosbeak. <BR> We had to look him up. <BR> Yesterday, he brought a friend - don't know if they are migrating, <BR> or setting up homes, as we are kind of between ranges on their map: <BR> http://www.allaboutbirds.org/guide/rose-<BR>breasted_grosbeak/id <link>www.... Thu, 7 May 2015 11:39:55 EST nails March 2015 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5881332 There's some iridescent glitter - which reflects a bit of green... <BR> And, yes, this was taken in my car - but I was stopped at a light! <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/8/l1806507151.jpg"> Mon, 23 Feb 2015 17:59:04 EST Cheyenne River socks http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5881330 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/2/l121476574.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/5/4/l543266634.jpg"> Mon, 23 Feb 2015 17:55:33 EST pink on pink http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5880455 leftovers that strangely go together <BR> <BR> <BR> Knit Picks Brava Worsted <BR> and <BR> two strands of tofutsies <BR> http://www.ravelry.com/projects/caro488/<BR>leftovers-hat <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/4/9/l499158093.jpg"> Sun, 22 Feb 2015 11:15:45 EST orchid Valentine http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5880445 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/0/l1096336304.jpg"> <BR> <BR> amazing color - two stems, each with several blooms <BR> <BR> Bought it just before Valentine's Day - at the local grocery (which does not usually have live plants) Sun, 22 Feb 2015 11:01:08 EST leaf lace hat http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5879947 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/6/1/l610211271.jpg"> Sat, 21 Feb 2015 13:16:13 EST Where's Waldo? http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5877390 <BR> There is a squirrel! <BR> See: <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/9/l1978338311.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Waldo and cardinal <BR> Also, frost: <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/8/4/l841794492.jpg"> <BR> <BR> five inches of snow on top of sleet Sunday night <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/9/l1997441542.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Tue, 17 Feb 2015 11:21:26 EST warm from top to toe http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5877370 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/3/5/l355440083.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> snowtracks from stitch nation for m sister Bev <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/8/0/l802785854.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Chicabean for Cheyenne River Reservation <BR> <BR> Tue, 17 Feb 2015 10:52:18 EST hats n baby socks for Cheyenne River http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5821163 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/2/l1278223656.jpg"> <BR> My daughter and her family live in Southern Texas - My son and his family live in Florida. I love to knit - but my husband and I have all the socks, mittens, hats we need. However, lots of people need warm socks, hats, and mittens in South Dakota. They are Lakota Sioux <BR> http://www.lakotayouth.org/ <BR> https://groups.yahoo.com/neo/groups/Nati<BR>veAmericanSupport/conversations/messages Sat, 22 Nov 2014 14:56:46 EST Tying quilts for soldiers on Veteran's Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5816150 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/1/l1129322287.jpg"> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/4/l1417310881.jpg"> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/2/l1293264167.jpg"> Thu, 13 Nov 2014 11:55:24 EST November quilting http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5816146 8" square <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/5/1/l518451916.jpg"> <BR> from Miniatures in minutes by Terrie Sandelin <BR> <BR> Yes, it's truly crazy! <BR> <BR> Next about 18 by 22 <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/4/l1468369439.jpg"> <BR> Made two - for friends <BR> <BR> And, last but not least <BR> Harmonic convergence based on pattern by Ricky Tims <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/8/0/l800310206.jpg"> Thu, 13 Nov 2014 11:48:02 EST finished my mini-shawl http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5796371 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/0/l103629919.jpg"> <BR> <BR> It's made from tofutsies - a yarn that is part chitin - a fiber made from shrimp and crab shells <BR> <BR> Elm Leaf pattern from Ravelry Sat, 11 Oct 2014 13:58:49 EST knitting fate http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5788516 I finished a pair for me - using Tofutsies Power Stripes. <BR> The tofutsies is partly made from chitin from shrimp and crab shells! <BR> also partly soysilk! <BR> My guild, Fiber Folks of SW MO, had a challenge where you had to (randomly, blindly) pick 3 crayons, and then complete a project (knit, woven, spun, whatever) using those 3 colors. When I picked my crayons, these socks were in my hands, on my needles at the time. Fate? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/8/5/l... Sun, 28 Sep 2014 16:02:21 EST baby quilts http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5788511 rom a kit from Merrily We Quilt Along <BR> <BR> As I am sure my nephews/nieces-in-law don't read my blog, these are gifts for my new grand-nephews. The tree needs more quilting in those wide spaces. <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/3/l1346508581.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> I did stitch-in-the-ditch on all seams, outlined the pale stars with satin stitch in blue, and meandered in the larger word spaces. <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/4/l1483970334.jpg"> Sun, 28 Sep 2014 15:53:08 EST Bridget http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5788504 Our little Min Pin, Bridget, passed away early Sept 16. We loved her a lot and she loved us. I think she had a good life in the 12 years she was with us. She was diabetic, and had to have insulin shots with her meals twice a day, for many years. She became blind with cataracts, and that made her timid about stairs, and about jumping off the bed. We nearly lost her last summer - the vet thought she wouldn't make it through the night, but she rallied. Finally, her kidneys failed. <img src="htt... Sun, 28 Sep 2014 15:42:03 EST The second thing Zoe ever sewed http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5736867 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/7/l1793395216.jpg"> Fri, 11 Jul 2014 16:44:31 EST My granddaughter is piecing patterns http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5736817 I have been teaching my granddaughter Zoe to sew. As you can see, she is doing super well. <BR> Her first piecing: <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/7/l1775104657.jpg"> Fri, 11 Jul 2014 15:07:56 EST button complaint http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5731413 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/0/l10397796.jpg">I have sewn a couple of blouses recently, with unspectacular results. Also, I was watching for a sale of my favorite shirt - CJ Banks never-iron, and that time rolled around. I also had free shipping, and an extra 15%off. <BR> <BR> I ordered five shirts and a jacket - all for nearly Wal-Mart prices. I rarely buy clothes, but last time I ordered online, it was from CJ Banks, and I was quite pleased. The clothes were good quali... Thu, 3 Jul 2014 15:59:35 EST twister May 2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5703504 Another binding that I'm really proud of - <BR> <BR> 14 by 16 <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/3/9/l396698961.jpg"> Mon, 26 May 2014 12:10:08 EST "monkey" scraps http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5698631 A friend who looked at a picture of this thought it looked like monkeys' faces. I had put together the center of this, then stopped, because I thought I had no more butterfly fabric - then, of course, I found some -four small pieces - just enough for borders. I have about 2" by 20" left now. <BR> Then, sitting right beside my machine was some navy blue twill. I bought it in the remnant bin at the quilt shop to use for soldiers' quilts, but it just wasn't the same 'hand' as regular quilting fa... Mon, 19 May 2014 17:42:36 EST Spring Beauties -iris n pansies http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5697815 Spring Beauties -iris n pansies <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/2/l125626846.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/2/l1220023723.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/9/2/l927134392.jpg"> Sun, 18 May 2014 17:52:47 EST goslings at Capps Creek http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5697811 There are at least 7 (maybe 8) geese families at Jolly Mill Park. <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/3/l1342859429.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/3/l1342358437.jpg"> <BR> Sun, 18 May 2014 17:47:13 EST red,white,blue,and gold http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5697776 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/0/l1082427953.jpg"> <BR> <BR> My first quilt for Patriotic QUilters of Pierce City <BR> <BR> Patriotic Quilts of Pierce City <BR> Please help us make quilts for our soldiers! <BR> If you have some red, white, blue, or gold quilting fabric, make us a nine-patch block <BR> 12 ½” – to end up at 12” finished <BR> (each piece will start at 4 ½”) <BR> One block at a time! <BR> &#65532; &#65532; <BR> National Guard members of our 276th E... Sun, 18 May 2014 16:48:55 EST suddenly spring http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5668922 suddenly - seems like overnight - we have blossoms on the serviceberry trees, and tulips in the yard. The daffodils are almost gone - <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/2/8/l284644183.jpg"> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/9/8/l988890165.jpg"> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/6/3/l637413446.jpg"> Thu, 10 Apr 2014 10:16:07 EST how to tell if your fabrics have enough contrast http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5668911 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/0/l1082433841.jpg"> <BR> edited to add: Now these are all sewn together! Luckily, after I sewed the first two blocks together, I noticed that some blocks are turned the wrong way. See how the dark (green)squares in the front all march to the upper left? And the ones in the back rows march off to the right? Yeah, that's wrong. <BR> Now it's all sewn correctly, and green goes up to the left, while all the orange marches up to the right. <BR> <BR... Thu, 10 Apr 2014 10:10:11 EST Celtic Solstice update http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5667360 Last night I finished the last of the Celtic Solstice blocks - and used up all my fabric - had to piece together blue scraps to get the last 5 triangles - have about 12" (square) of orange left, and had to get more greens and creamy background - The pieces for the border are done, too, so just have to get them into one piece and decide on the plain borders - since I don't have anywhere near enough of the background fabrics I used. <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/6/0/l6055... Tue, 8 Apr 2014 11:59:25 EST daycare handprints http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5652351 My daughter worked at this daycare for 15 years. When she moved out of state, she asked all her current and previous "kids" to come and paint their handprints. They also put their names and ages on it. I quilted around each one. <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/0/l1047947699.jpg"> <BR> <BR> This was finished before Christmas; I thought I had blogged it, but can't find the post... Thu, 20 Mar 2014 11:20:43 EST Christmas Infinity http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5652342 quilted in the ditch, bound, and done! <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/2/0/l2036820356.jpg"> <BR> <BR> finished on St.Pat's - I may have to change the name - on a queen sized bed Thu, 20 Mar 2014 11:15:03 EST Sleet and snow on Sunday: daffodils on Tuesday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5652338 Sleet and snow on Sunday: daffodils on Tuesday <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/6/l166467036.jpg"> <BR> <BR> I love this picture - love the curve of the road, the rise of the hill, the bare trees, the single pop of Spring mid the brown and black- testimony to rebirth Thu, 20 Mar 2014 11:09:57 EST pink scraps http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5608538 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/7/7/l770360384.jpg"> <BR> I made a table topper for my daughter - about 15 by 20 " - finished it in one evening and one morning. Tue, 28 Jan 2014 19:36:30 EST Celtic Solstice coming along http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5605597 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/1/l1198233004.jpg"> Sat, 25 Jan 2014 20:17:33 EST Celtic Solstice http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5584627 Every year, Bonnie Hunter (quiltville.com) does a mystery. I thought I wouldn't like a mystery, but I love all her quilts. Last year I followed her mystery, Easy Street - and really loved it. The top is long done, and I haven't decided if I will quilt it myself or send it to a longarmer. So this year I was excited to do another Bonnie mystery - Celtic Solstice. Her colors were darker blues, but I used a bright turquoise. I am loving the process, not sure I love the colors... about 50% done <i... Mon, 6 Jan 2014 17:16:18 EST Celtic Solstice http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5570693 I have been working on Bonnie Hunter's mystery. I have about 30% done on parts 1-4. <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/6/l1644963863.jpg"> Mon, 23 Dec 2013 20:30:21 EST time for PT http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5564944 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/0/l1030800436.jpg"> Sun, 15 Dec 2013 14:59:07 EST Zac's quilt finally finished http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5564917 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/2/6/l269740503.jpg"> from Day n Night by Eleanor Burns <BR> <BR> All the kids n grands were here for Thanksgiving, and my daughter planned a picture - taken by Jerry <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/8/l1896846731.jpg"> Sun, 15 Dec 2013 14:18:08 EST watercolor lessons http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5557500 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/6/2/l629735110.jpg">I have wanted to learn watercolor painting for years. Now, our local library is sponsoring lessons. This is about the fifth or sixth lesson, but I had to miss a couple. Our instructor, Alexander Murphy, is a talented young artist in his own right. This lesson was about grayscale and value. We all did really well - amazing ourselves. <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/4/8/l488588365.jpg"> Thu, 5 Dec 2013 10:17:12 EST