I hennaed my cousin’s beautiful, twin filled, pregnant belly this morning. I can’t wait to meet her babies next month. #henna #marylouiseart

I hennaed my cousin’s beautiful, twin filled, pregnant belly this morning. I can’t wait to meet her babies next month. #henna #marylouiseart

I hennaed my friend’s pregnant belly this morning. Pregnant bellies are so cute!#henna#mehndi#marylouiseart

I hennaed my friend’s pregnant belly this morning. Pregnant bellies are so cute!#henna#mehndi#marylouiseart

New Year, New Life

Happy New Year! 

My 2013 was a crazy whirlwind. I got married and started going back to school to become an elementary school teacher. Along with that, I have been working full time with children who have special needs. Time for art has absolutely suffered, but this has been a good change. My inner voice is still constantly screaming at me to work on new projects and to draw, draw, draw. It’s incessant.  Some how I will try to find time to sketch and make new drawings, paintings, and prints. I need to spend some time reevaluating what I have in my Etsy shop as well as making those things more efficient for me to produce. For the time being, my shop is closed until I can ??find?? time and get organized.

May 2014 be your best year yet.

Mary Louise Wasser (new last name)

Stringing teeny tiny gold plated, glass seed beads…

Stringing teeny tiny gold plated, glass seed beads…

Detail

Detail

New drawing in ink

New drawing in ink

Slicing out a lot of tiny stars.#wip#linocut#printmaking

Slicing out a lot of tiny stars.#wip#linocut#printmaking

Ready to carve the first color  plate #lino#wip

Ready to carve the first color plate #lino#wip

Cropped sketch of new relief print. The whitened areas will be cut away first. #wip#sketch

Cropped sketch of new relief print. The whitened areas will be cut away first. #wip#sketch

Knitting Pattern

I’ve started designing my own knitting patterns. Knitting is what I do to burn anxious energy and relax between projects.  The first one that I have for sale is a star pillow. The pattern can be easily modified to make smaller stars for ornaments or mobiles. I’ve spent a trillion hours designing this pattern and now it can be yours in PDF form in my ETSY shop. Only $4.20!

~STAR KNITTING PATTERN~

Now Selling at La Fleur Rouge in Truckee, CA

If you find yourself in Truckee, California please do yourself a favor and stop by this adorable boutique, run by some dear friends of my family, in the downtown shopping area. They sell fresh cut flowers and gorgeous home goods.  I’m very excited that sometime next week, a few of my magnet sets will start popping up over there.

Here’s a link to their Facebook Page!

This is the address:

La Fleur Rouge

10087 W River StreetTruckeeCA.

New pin and magnet sets

In addition to these, I have also reshuffled most of the other sets. Pictured are just the pins, but my magnets have the same images. You can get some in my store.

The Three Wise Men

This one is also from Mother Goose! Painted in gouache on paper also showing at Bherd.

Elizabeth

From Mother Goose

Elizabeth is painted in gouache on paper and is currently showing at Bherd

HUGE SALE in my Store !

This sale only runs till early January. My magnets and Buttons are $1 off! Don’t leave your fridge naked, go get some!