May 15 by 15

Abigail Livingood Inspiration, News

Kvetching–NOT Monday, May 14, I will be highlighted on a wonderful project created and sustained by the University of Iowa called “the Daily Palette”. Here is the link for their website http://dailypalette.uiowa.edu/ Now that is not what Kvetching refers to for sure – no, recently I was talking with a friend and I found myself yacking on about my frustration with something …

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April 15 by 15

Abigail Livingood News

Procrastination Computer work, in general, is not heartwarming and a source of pleasure for me.  There is not enough physicality to keying my words and because I am not a great typist I have to hit more keys than many others which adds to the not-fun factor.  With that intro, I am here to tell you I have accomplished two weeks of focused …

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January 15 by 15

Abigail Livingood Inspiration

Yes, it is of course January and the new year and my birthday both of which are good reason to pause and be introspective. Today introspection, next week studio news.  Two messages this month! Last week I met someone at yoga class who was downright perky about resolutions. She has been making them and posting them on her refrigerator since she …

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September 15 by 15

Abigail Livingood News

What’s the question that needs to be asked? So here is a card that sits on my desk. I love the thought – the question to answer every day.  What will I say to the monkey with the go-kart?  How much novelty, whimsy, discomfort, “really?!”, or adventure will I let loose in my life TODAY?  I hope you agree to …

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June 15 by 15

Abigail Livingood News

It’s time for steel and fun.  Here is a detail picture of Flying Cornstalk #2 outside again.  During the winter and early spring I was refining the bases on all my cornstalks and I posted pictures of them in a white field. Now—they pop up among bushes, trees and flowers.  Boy does this photo show how great they look surrounded with green! …

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May 15 by 15

Abigail Livingood News

  Out and About This month I will have my steel sculptures on exhibit and for sale at the 20th Annual Riverbend Tour of Homes. I will be there only Saturday, May 20th from 11-4 PM.  Rain or shine won’t matter because – hey these steel pieces are weather worthy! Look up all the rest of the information about the Riverbend …

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March 15 by 15

Abigail Livingood Art in Process

Back to the drawing board. I was all excited to complete a few more flying cornstalks and get them outdoors to test the bases that go in the ground. Then… Iowa gets a day with high winds of 30+mph and this is what happened – flattened cornstalks. The top weight with the wings was enough that the wind bent my …

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February 15 by 15

Abigail Livingood Art in Process, Uncategorized

Winter means snow here in Iowa usually bit it can also mean it is time for FLYING CORNSTALKS! Out in the test field waiting for whatever Mother Nature can dish out is my Welded Flying Cornstalk. Lonely now – but soon to have friends in the field. Where do you think would be fun to display 30-50 of them? Comment …

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