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78 - CAPE GAZETTE, Friday, December 11 - December 17, 19918 Milton painter puts feeling on canvas; exhibit set Dec. 11-12 painted in colors and pigments that only show their intensity and depth under black lights. She likes to use techniques that make the paintings appear three-dimension- al. She wants viewers to be pulled into crevices and voids or to have the impression that'they can climb through clouds to a "Castle in the Sky." "My paintings show my journey through life, the changes along the way," she said. " 'Moon Shower' is in my feminine series that comes from achieving a state of balance with the masculine and feminine that exists in each of us. "A time and space trilogy shows the 'Abyss' of being lost in feelings, 'Break Through' is a tri- umphant exit from the abyss and 'A Star is Born' is the birth of a nebula, an explosion of creation." Hudson said her rural surround- ings help her find the balance that feeds her creativity. She draws on nature and meditation when she feels the inspiration to paint. "I sit on my knees in my sanctu- ary; I become quiet and speak with the Divine One," she said. "I say, 'Please put into my hands what you want on this canvas.' Then I do what I feel." Hudson said that she has stud- ied a variety of holistic techniques including vibration therapy and healing with music. She would eventually like to use her art and natural inclinations to help people work within their own rhythms to find balance and inner harmony. tion. Committee chairs for the event are Tammy Reagan, chair; Mikki Smith, cochair; Barbara Norton, program booklet; Arlene Geniesse, invitations; Nancy Price, decorations; Kathleen Clarke, dinner; Mikki Smith, auc- tion; Paul Mylander, corporate sponsors and Jill Holland, public relations. Other committee members are Ruth McManus, Shelly Wolfe, Carol Sapna, Shannon Willey, Colleen Reed, Suzanne Smoot, By Rosanne Pack For years her life was one of numbers, bookkeeping, pricing out jobs, keeping track of equip- ment costs; when she evolved to another phase, she followed her instincts into art, but definitely not paint-by-numbers. Using recipes of color and tex- tural ingredients, Lorraine Hud- son creates abstractions that repre- sent the passages of her own life as well as those of humankind and the natural world. di- vine guidance for her inspiration, she paints in colors that change according to the light and creates designs that are meant to illustrate forces of nature and moods of mankind. Recently, examples of her work were chosen for a volume of "New Art International" which states that the artist "Striving for an enhanced depth of vision and dimensionality on her surfaces, ...sculpts with blade, hand strokes ahd litters the canvas with a silici- fication of reflective particles." "I use whatever I have, paints, oils, emulsions, sand, glass," she explains. "I use dirt, dirt from Se- dona, gem stones. I use so many techniques." The public can experience her work in a one-woman exhibit at the Milton Public Library Friday, Dec. ! I, I to 4:30 p.m., and Satur- day, Dec. 12, 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Hudson will show her paintings and share refreshments with visi- t:ors during those hours. Many of her recent works are Briefly "Medieval Magic" theme for 1999 Heart Ball The 1999 Heart Ball committee has announced the theme for its ninth annual event, "A Knight of Medieval Magic.', The Feb. 27 event will feature a dinner, dance and silent and live auction to ben- efit the American Heart Associa- Choose Heavenly Ham. When laying out the perfect spread for friends and loved ones, taste does matter. So serve your guests the best. Heavenly Ham's deli- cious, spiral cut honey glazed hams and smoked turkeys. Treat them right with Heavenly Ham. Heavenly Ham Holiday Depot Delivery, Tuesday, Dec. 22. J/R's Ribs of Rehoboth Highway One, Rehoboth, DE 302-227-1777 or 1-800-879-7742 Please order 48 hours prior to pickup. ''-" -" -" ---------- " "----- -- ------ -- -- -- ----- ...... 1 ,$2.00 OFF Mrs. Pose Desserts,I I Pl.. P co.p0n aqm 1 I / ,_ ......... ................... .J Ro.nne Pack photo Preparing for a Friday mad Saturday exhibit at the Milton Public Library, Lon-ae Hudson chooses =]Break Through" as one of her many works to be on display. The exhibit is free mad open to the public; refreshments will be served. "There is so much stress and anxiety. I would like to help peo- ple take the negative in their lives and turn it into positive forces," she said. "I have learned to take the energy and let it flow. "I want to create a space where people can cut loose and work through feelings...a place where every art can be part of working through feelings." She knows that the textured sur- Pat Whaley, Dr. Susan Betts, Ar- sie Burton, Wendy Daudt, Teri Faison, Christine Waller and Nicole Wooters. To volunteer ei- ther time or an auction item, con- tact Ginger Wingard at the Ameri- can Heart Association, 856-7386. faces of her work invites touch and she intends for it to be felt and experienced from a close range as well as surveyed from a distance. "Children especially want to touch my paintings, and my art is meant to be touched," she said. "I tell them to feel the textures and learn." Hudson feels that the many creatures that she and her fianc6 share their lives with can all be part of the creative, healing space that she envisions. ATLANTI( THEATERS Frl., Dec. 11 - Thum., Dec. 17 Rehoboth Mall Cinema Rehoboth Mall, Route One, Rehoboth Beach 645-0200 RUGRATS (1:26)(G) 3 Shows Nightly 4:15 6'.00 7:45 !BUGS LIFE (1:39)(G) 3 Shows Nightly 4:00 6.00 8:00 ;STAR TREK mSURRECl10N (1:41)(PG) 3 Shows Nkjhdy 4:30 7:00 9:30 JACK FROST (1:36)(PG) 3 Shows  4:00 6:30 .00 ENEMY OF THE STATE (209)(R) 3 Shows Nht/ 4:15 6:50 9:30 i IN THE CRY (1:30)(G) 2 Shows Nightly 4:00 6:00 (1:32)(R) 2 Shows Nightly 7:50 9:50 WATER BOY (1:30)(PG-13) 2 Shows Nightly 8:00 9:45 Sat. & Sunday Matinee,at 1:00 P.M. For the following shows RtlGTS -'ACK FROST  IdFE STq YNK ENmlY OF TI4E STATE In addition to painting and com- muning with her animals, she also enjoys writing, both prose and po- etry. One day, she would like to publish her own books of her vi- sual and verbal art. Her paintings have been shown in galleries in Woodstock and in New York City and other gallery owners have approached her about one-woman shows. The exhibit at the Milton Li- brary is free and open to the pub- lic. YEAR'S EVE 1998 Special Black Board Menu ; Regular House Menu Available DJ "John L" after 9:30 Champagne Toast at Midnight -Always Rt. 24 at Peddler's Village Center