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February Member Interview: Jodi Ohl

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Jodi OhlBlog: www.sweetrepeats.blogspot.comEtsy Shop: www.lucysweetlucy.etsy.comLatest Publications: Nov./Dec. '08 & Jan./Feb. '09 issues of Cloth Paper Scissors1. What inspires you to create?There are so many things that inspire me to create it’s hard to narrow it down to just a few. I think first and foremost, my inspiration comes from my experiences, my relationships with others, my hopes, my dreams, and my fears. I’m perhaps most creative when I’m troubled or mentally torn, isn’t that strange? I’m sure it’s the deep emotions that stir up my need for release artistically. Creating allows a positive response for all of life’s bumps in the road. Beyond that, I create to escape to a place that brings me joy and peace. I think those that follow my work, have seen an evolution of sorts with my style. A common thread is definitely portrayed through the voice of color. I often find my color inspiration from clothing or fashion. For example, one of my latest color c…