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Carolina Creations Blog · 2M ago

Moving my Blog to Wordpress

I've had this blog since 2008 and I love writing it!For me it is like a journal but with photos, links, and so on of my artwork and travels and things going on around New Bern.However I sold...
Carolina Creations Blog · 2M ago

Road Trip Hart Square Part Two

Inside the cotton gin.Here is a video I shot with a gentleman talking about Hart Square and the Cotton Gin.This is how they baled the cotton.
Carolina Creations Blog · 2M ago

Road Trip Hart Square Part One

On my way west I stopped to shoot a few scenes.Not really evident in my photos but the light was amazing. Why is the light different this time of the year and why does it matter?The sun is l...
Carolina Creations Blog · 2M ago

Sgraffito

I've always wanted to do Sgraffito, and I have a little on a few hand built pieces, but to really be able to turn our a body of work I needed to throw the pieces. It's so much faster than ha...
Carolina Creations Blog · 3M ago

2018 New Bern Desk Calendar by Jan Francoeur

I finally have next years calendar done! This year I painted 12 tiny - 5 x 6" or so originals for it. The calendar comes in a cd case, open it up and it holds the calendar upright.$15 each.T...
Carolina Creations Blog · 3M ago

Corolla Duck Manteo Ocracoke I need to stay home

I went to Nags Head to a painting workshop, the last day our teacher was sick so I had to decide whether to paint outside on my own (HOT and HUMID) or go exploring, so no surprise I went exp...
Carolina Creations Blog · 3M ago

Pansy Rings are Back

One of the things that Michael made that people loved were his pansy rings.That is the main reason I decided to learn how to throw, so I could make them myself.Right now that's about all I c...
Carolina Creations Blog · 3M ago

Lewis Ginter Botanical Gardens Richmond Virginia

I intended to go to these gardens this summer on my way to Michigan but it was 100 degrees there and I missed my exit. I have a feeling that early October was a better time to go anyway, I w...
Carolina Creations Blog · 3M ago

Sallys Painting Party October 12

Carolina Creations PresentsSally Sutton Painting PartyGarden Terrace Paint your own acrylic painting of this image on 11 x 14" canvas with artist Sally Sutton!Thursday October 12 from 6:30pm...
Carolina Creations Blog · 3M ago

Working on my 2018 calendar

This year I decided to do 12 small closeup paintings of sites around New Bern for the calendar I do each year for sale at Carolina Creations.Here are the first four of them.Top of the Federa...