Art Matters

A little striptease for ya ;-)

Barb Toland

Get your mind out of the gutter!I just knew with that title, you'd have to take a peak at this one *wink wink* Yes, there is a striptease ahead, but probably not the kind you were thinking :-)I am super super excited today!My newest piece, Becoming Visible: Nina is finally finished, and I am so in love. She turned out powerful & fierce, just like Nina Simone was in real life.Creating this one has been such a journey. Between coming up with the overall design for the entire body of work, some backtracking on what I thought I wanted it to be, to changing my mind numerous times, to getting sidetracked by...

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Sneek preview on how Nina's going...

Barb Toland My Stuff

I may have come on a bit strong last week, but since I was talking about Nina Simone & the powerful voice she had in the world, maybe just maybe she put a spell on me lol...

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This new body of work won't speak to you if...

Barb Toland My Stuff

How are things in your neck of the woods? I tend to vascillate between feeling pretty darn ok about my life, to what the heck is wrong with me????!!!!! You too? Such a relief to know I'm not the only one...

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The power of your voice matters...

Barb Toland My Stuff

Wow! First of all, I want to thank those of you who reached out after last week's post, and cheered me on as I start this new body of work. And even if you, I know there were many of you that quietly did so...

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Beginning a new body of work is always scary...

Barb Toland My Stuff

Hope you are having a lovely week. I know it's hard sometimes, but hopefully you are digging down deep and (even if sometimes grudgingly) walking your walk. We are only here for so many rotations around that glorious sun...

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