Recent Mixed Media Shop Paintings
I haven’t been posting regularly and partly it’s because this winter I’ve been struggling to find a theme that will give me a framework, a starting point maybe or just a way create a more unified (looking) body of work. My art work will never lose it’s experimental qualities because that’s who I am as …
I spent this past weekend at a quilt retreat. Sitting at a sewing machine for that whole time has left every muscle in my body sore and aching, but my creative juices are flowing. After it was over, I left feeling renewed. I like collecting fabric and designing my own quilts a good deal more …
It was time to change up my website. It seems that I need to do that every so often, but this time it took much longer than usual. WordPress fortunately makes it easy, but it never comes together as quickly as I’d like it to. And that is largely my own fault. My studio is …
From my Artist’s collection; Centrifugal Forces Series
I’m Elma Schumacher an artist, writer and late-blooming geek. Lately my interests are so varied that I don’t never know what to do first. So I’ve turned back to blogging to see if that helps.
I’m pretty sure that my age doesn’t have anything to do with it, but this boomer suffers from a special kind of ADD that tends to affect creative people. There is apparently no cure. I’m interested in making art, writing, SiFi and Fantasy, science, technology of all kinds, books, quilting and movies. Like most people I like good food and the cute cat pictures on social media too.
However in that past I did work as a freelance writer for a bit and get over 60 feature length articles published before I stopped counting, or lost interest. I’m not sure which came first. My second novel (I disappeared the first) will be self-published any day now. I hope.
Some of my artwork is in the Canada Council Art Bank Collection and a few prints and paintings live in private collections in Ontario, Manitoba and BC. I’m still working on re-homing a few in Alberta where I now live. Wall space at home here is getting scarce.
So welcome to my blog and if you want to contact me, or find out more you can reach me at elma at mixedmediashop dot com.
Oops – Waiting for construction. Someday there will be more here!