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More cool book covers

More book cover critiques! This cover has lovely art, very evocative and intriguing. The simple font works well, especially with the delightful dagger as the T in Agatha. Red is the primary color here, except for her blue eyes, which

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Cool Book Covers

I’m back with some more book covers I admire! This one is nicely wicked (as per the title). Limited color scheme really highlights the red, which might be ink, but more likely blood. The rustic font and color treatment on

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Cool Book Covers

Since I design and create my own book covers for my self-published books, I troll through book covers and note really cool ones I find. They might not be ones I’d create myself, nor be applicable to the sort of

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Cool Book Covers

Since I design and create my own book covers for my self-published books, I troll through book covers and note really cool ones I find. They might not be ones I’d create myself, nor be applicable to the sort of

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DragonCon 2019!

DragonCon 2019 is just around the corner. As always, I’m in the Art Show, which is located on the level below the lobby in the Hyatt.   Come find my booth (a whole 8X10 booth this year!) in B12 (Bingo!).

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Notre-Dame

I’m heartbroken.   No, I’ve never visited Notre-Dame. It’s always been on my list, but I’ve never been to France yet, despite multiple trips to Europe. It was one of those things, like Rome or Athens, that would simply always

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First Place, Jewelry at Allentown Arts Festival

I had the honor of being awarded First Place for Jewelry at the Allentown Arts Festival in Buffalo, New York this year. Woohoo!  

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The Enchanted Swans is a 2018 RONE Cover Award Nominee!

Come see the amazing covers in InD’Tale Magazine’s 2018 RONE Cover Awards!   The amazing cover for The Enchanted Swans, designed by Cora is on the list!     Check out The Enchanted Swans HERE!

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Events for 2018!

I’ve updated my Event page for art shows, workshops, readings, etc. for 2018.   Upcoming art shows, workshops, and appearances: Beading workshop at Dansville Artworks, Dansville, NY, March 3, 2018, 11am-2pm Author Reading and Signing at Card-Carrying Books & Gifts, Corning, NY,

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The Enchanted Swans – Cover of the Year!

The Enchanted Swans just won Cover of the Year at Discovered Diamonds!   Pick up your copy here!

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Happy Solstice!

Ah, December. The ringing of jingle bells until you want to smash the little buggers whenever they appear, the mad dash for holiday gifts, the dreaded anticipation of hordes of relatives appearing at your doorstep. And yet, it is a

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10 Beautiful Images from the Book of Kells – Medievalists.net

The Book of Kells is thought to be the work of a number of unknown genius-artists living in the monastery of Iona around the year 800. Source: 10 Beautiful Images from the Book of Kells – Medievalists.net

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Christmas Giveaways and news!

The Enchanted Swans is Cover of the Month at Discovering Diamonds! ***** 22 Dec – 8 Jan 2018 Tirgearr’s annual Winter Sale! More info coming soon! ***** Christmas Spree Giveaway! The Christmas Spree Giveaway Runs 12/01/17 – 12/15/17 Prize: $180

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2018 Calendars are ready!

I’ve prepared FIVE different calendars for Ireland for 2018. Available for purchase HERE! Religious Ireland 2018 Calendar Irish Coasts 2018 Calendar Essential Ireland 2018 Calendar Neolithic Ireland 2018 Calendar Ireland Buildings 2018 Calendar REVISED! I’ve added more calendars! Iceland 2018

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Green Dragon, Artist Newsletter

Want to keep abreast of my activities as a photograph and a beadweaving artist?   Each newsletter will have details about new work, upcoming events, and some information about beading or photography. Sign up for my brand new artist newsletter!

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Call of the Morrigú is LIVE!

  RELEASE DAY!!!   Call of the Morrigú is now LIVE and ready to go! It’s on sale just through the weekend, so get your copy now before the price goes back up! . Would you dare rouse a goddess?

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How to Talk to Artists at Art Festivals- The Do’s and Don’ts (Warning: You’ve probably been guilty of at least one of the don’ts…) | the Year of Living Fabulously

How to Talk to Artists at Art Festivals – the Do’s & Don’ts (Warning: You’ve probably been guilty of at least one of the don’ts…) I visited the Cherry Creek Arts F… Source: How to Talk to Artists at Art

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What is a Torc? « GroovyHistorian

ancient history, art, british museum, celtic, celts, education, facts, gold, heritage, historian, history, history teacher, social history, teacher, torc, world history Source: What is a Torc? « GroovyHistorian

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Why Are There Violent Rabbits In The Margins Of Medieval Manuscripts? | Jon Kaneko-James

Finally, there’s this image of a dog jousting against a rabbit who is riding a snail-man. Source: Why Are There Violent Rabbits In The Margins Of Medieval Manuscripts? | Jon Kaneko-James

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We’re not done yet – InD’Tale Magazine Monthly Cover Contest! Please come vote for The Enchanted Swans!

The cover of The Enchanted Swans is up for vote again! This time with the monthly contest for InD’tale Magazine! Please come vote! Voting ends Monday, May 30th, at midnight.   You do need to register to vote, and it’s only

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