Getting the tools out to create a new patio or a graphic design using Illustrator keeps us very busy. Looking through our photos, I believe we are blessed with a supportive family, a good work ethic, and the creative skills that make our lives more interesting and sweet. Some sarcasm is fun too. Today, I posted a few of my FAVORITE photos from 2017 to now. It was hard to just choose a few. Follow me on Instagram to see more.
Our back yard at Christmas time.
Our patio in process.
My husband is the man with the tools!
The finished patio was designed and built by my husband.
First work, then play, at home in Charlevoix with Dad, Ron, and Mom.
Dad and Ron
My niece Emma Lynn, the newest edition to our family.
Banana bread with strawberries, walnuts, and chocolate chips. My artwork as a tea towel.
My screen saver on my old Mac that is resting now.
I hope to share smiles, fun and photos with you in the future! The new plan is to create a new WordPress site where I can share more of the process of my artwork and textile designs with a professional.com site.
I would like to stay in touch. Follow this blog MeyerClarkStudio and Instagram and Facebook and my textile designs at ClarkyWorks.
Have a blessed Summer!
Inspired by my freinds on WordPress and the Daily Press, Favorites.
As promised, our video from Mackinac Island on July the fourth. It was a very satisfying experience having lunch at the Grand Hotel. The view of the Straits of Mackinac was stunning from the highest point in the cupola, where we enjoyed a tropical cocktail. We always look forward to our next visit, satisfaction guaranteed! In the mean time, we have lots of photos to cherish and post later!
Do you have a favorite vacation memory?
This post was inspired by our summer vacation and The Daily Post on WordPress.
We’ve traveled over and under the Mackinac bridge in recent years. The exhilarating feeling of going fast under the bridge by boat will stay with me forever, but the images captured while driving over it are definitely grand! More on this subject coming soon.
Where do love to travel to in Michigan?
This post was inspired by MeyerClarkStudio and The daily Post, Bridge.
This post “The Greatest Things” was inspired by my friends at The Daily Post
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Photo by Tresa Meyer-Clark on Etsy
2016 was a very busy year for us. I worked at my day job, and attended classes for Event Planning, Design and Decor in the evenings. It was a fabulous experience. One evening, a guest speaker demonstrated her positive energy with a Powerpoint presentation, and shared this: Create an imagine/inspiration board to help achieve your goals. My take-away was, I need to get very organized in order to use my new skills in combination with graphic design.
This year I’ve photographed and posted my favorite subjects: boats and sunset reflections on the water, especially mirror images. My book of passwords has grown with more photos to post, and design competitions to enter. I find myself writing, yet another updated profile or an artist statement about my digital artwork, and what inspires me.
In 2017, I would like to build my portfolio with new digital art and experiment more with painting. My goal is to impart a consistent body of work. My focus will be to create graphics for special events, and design inspiring motifs/patterns for home goods, stationery, wall art and more.
So back to that revised profile.
About Tresa Meyer-Clark
Having a family who encourages my artistic abilities is a blessing. Growing up in Michigan and working as a graphic designer will always have the most influence on my artwork. I earned a Bachelor of Art degree in graphic design and ceramics. I am a student of life, and the nature around me is my muse. I also love turtle sundaes with raspberry sauce!
As another year has flown by! I look forward to reading your posts on WordPress, making the next new year even better! Feel free to share!
This post was inspired by goals, and my friends at: The Daily Post.
Petoskey, Michigan by Tresa Meyer-Clark
There is not enough time in a day, a month or a year
to appreciate everything around us.
This post was inspired by the Daily Post.
Meyer Clark Studio © 2016
In response to The Daily Post’s weekly photo challenge: “Boundaries.”
“I refuse to accept that I have limitations
beyond my own belief of boundaries.
Perception is all that limits the mind.”
— Shannon L. Alder
Traverse City, Clinch Marina 2015
The gold tones and shadows in this shot can only be captured at a sunrise or sunset.
This is one of my favorite times while on vacation in at Clinch Marina this Summer. We were there for five days because the wave height on Lake Michigan was at eight feet!
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In response to The Daily Post’s weekly photo challenge: “Change.”
Going to the boathouse for the Winter in Charlevoix, Michigan
“When you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change.”
–Dr. Wayne Dyer
–More about Dr. Wayne Dyer at drwaynedyer.com/blog/success-secrets/
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Photography by Meyer Clark Studio 2015