Monthly Archives: March 2011

The Veggie Garden is BEGUN!

It can be delayed no longer – in fact already I am late. Time to face the overgrown wilderness that once was my veggie garden. The first step is to arm myself with the requisite tools – seeds, markers, pens, more »

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Coffee Coffee Coffeeeeeeeeeeeee!

COFFEEEEEEEEE! It just so happens I LOVE COFFEE! Rarely do I create a painting or garden without a handy cup of coffee standing by, and of course my iPod playing tunes! I created a Coffee Carousel website with all my more »

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Awed and Inspired

Last night we had another Creativity Central session at the hospital, and I need to say how talented these wonderful people are.  I am so impressed with all their beautiful creations, and it reminds me that my talent is not more »

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Fun Slide Show of Past and Current Exhibits, Press Clippings, Fun Unique Projects

Here is a slide show of some of the many exhibits, press clippings, community service, and fun one-of-a-kind projects for Impressionist artist’s M. Nicole van Dam’s artwork from recent years. Look at the lifesife baby elephant floats for Santa Barbara’s more »

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I am excited about learning something new – KNITTING MACHINES!

My sweet Aunt gave me a whole room full of knitting machine equipment – I’m not sure where to start! I have visions of beautifully knit scarves, sweaters, and wall hangings, but something tells me I have a waaaay to more »

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Slide Show of M. Nicole van Dam Exhibits, Press Clippings, Fun Projects, Community Service

Here is a slide show of some of the many exhibits, press clippings, community service, and fun one-of-a-kind projects for Impressionist artist’s M. Nicole van Dam’s artwork from recent years. Look at the lifesife baby elephant floats for Santa Barbara’s more »

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Last Night’s CreativityCentral Session WILDLY Fun!

Last night’s CreativityCentral session was a hoot! (Owl by Gillian!) We worked on the next phase of our “Jammin Jungle” project.  As a reminder, the background was painted in February.  This month we created the forms for the 3D animals more »

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Last Night’s Creativity Central was a BEAUTIFUL Success!

We had so much fun last night creating phase 1 of our latest project, “The Jammin Jungle,” based on a jungle scene that Nicole outlined for the group to paint.  This painting will serve as the background for 3D animals more »

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