Category: z art & kid’s stuff

fiction

Madison Compton’s story begins in a ramshackle mountain cabin when she was a defenseless child of nine. Terrified, yet defiant, the abused little girl grows up to carve out a successful life for herself in the fast paced world of Industrial Design. Everything seems perfect for Maddy, then suddenly, without warning, her past returns, threatening to destroy everything…

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spring cleaning

Measure your health by your sympathy with morning and spring. If there is no response in you to the awakening of nature–if the prospect of an early morning walk does not banish sleep, if the warble of the first bluebird does not thrill you–know that the morning and spring of your life are past. Thus…

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the ark

Everything I need to know, I learned from Noah’s Ark… One- Don’t miss the boat. Two- Remember, we are all in the same boat. Three- Plan ahead. It wasn’t raining when Noah built the Ark. Four- Stay fit. When you’re 600 years old, someone may ask you to do something really big. Five- Don’t listen…

Noah's Ark

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jingle belle

Harlequin Girl 24 x 36 Textile Collage Designed and constructed by Richard Lebsock “jingle belle” is costumed in metallic red and silver lame. This little doll is the centerpiece of our most recent fabric collage collaboration. The 24 inch wide by 36 inch high background is blue jean denim, embellished with a paisley pattern of sparkly…

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burlesque beauty

Burlesque Beauty 15 x 36 Textile Collage Newly added to fabric-art gallery this elegantly attired beauty is all sparkle and sheen. Why she donned her fabulous feathered hat with a sequined negligee is anybody’s guess. M’ lady’s prerogative we suspect. Burlesque has never really gone out of style, you know. Designed and constructed by Richard Lebsock, the…

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true friends

A true Friend is the best possession. _Benjamin Franklin A friend loves at all times. Proverbs 17:7 A true friend tells you the truth, even when the truth hurts. _Nana Ellen

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need to know

Working on Noah Notes right now. This series of watercolor sketches isn’t new, exactly.  I’ve played around with them for several years, but each new generation brings a slightly different perspective to the drawing board.  This time around I’ve been playing with appropriate scripture attachments. The idea…hummmm…? There are giraffes and zebras, hippos and … What could you use…

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paper gnomes

We’re having a heat wave! Record temps – WITH humidity!  Feels like 112° F.  It’s way too hot for outdoor activities that aren’t covered with water! “What can we do today?” Make some cute paper gnomes. Click on over to 3EyedBear and download the PDF file.  Print ’em out.  Grab your scissors and some paste and…

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textile collage no. 1

Jessi 24 x 36 Textile Collage One of a kind pop-art portrait designed and constructed by Richard Lebsock is a collage of textiles in rich purples and reds on a black sequined linen backdrop. Materials include cotton, satin, velvet and voile. The finished piece is 24 inches wide by 36 inches high. This is the first…

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ivy hearts

Ivy, its curling tendrils embracing all within its reach, has come to symbolize fidelity, loyalty and undying affection. In many ways this faithful vine enriches our lives. “Whole ages have fled and their works decayed. And nations have scattered been; But the stout old ivy shall never fade, From its hale and hearty green.” Charles…

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