Hello, I'm Rachael.
I am primarily a painter and paper doll maker and friendly multi-tasker/ troublemaker in Upstate New York.I've been keeping this little blog since 2004, I think. And there is hopefully a value in reading these words, looking at these pictures, clearly I find joy in writing 'em up and sending 'em out, even if I don't always have the time. I try to blog every once in a while but mostly I try to write a real letter every day (this year that is), draw and paint, sew, and instigate other people's creative endeavors.
Leave me a comment (I'm more likely to communicate directly than in the comments), ask me a question, do your best to share what you have to say, OK? Thanks
Links to places you'll maybe like if you...Have a drawing problem like I doLook at other people's sketchbooksat artists sketchbooks online
Sew your own goofy clothes with little to no formal training?
Burdastyle at it's best is a super resource laden facebook for sewists...I'm balduffington here
The Slapdash Sewist shares her sewing adventures and inspires
Gertie's Guide for Better Sewing gives the best of the vintage and retro tips
Are a working artist
NYFA has very very helpful resources
are anywhere near Rochester NY interested in any of these things
This is the Rochester Sketchcrawl...
And finally here are some of my friends
Genine draws joyfully as the world around her spins
Mark is just making stuff
I'll be adding more links here but I have to find a few minutes in which I'll do that. Soonish, I bet.