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June 13, 2019

Blue Skies of Spring

Spring has always energized me and this year the effect is stronger than ever.  The heavy rains of winter have given my garden a beautiful explosion of flowers and fruits.  How inspirational is that?!

Under the intoxicating influence of Spring,...

June 13, 2019

Although I have been using this technique of freehand cutting and carving steel for a number of years many people still jump to inaccurate conclusions regarding how the sculptural pieces are produced.  For some reason, the idea of using a plasma cutter to "paint" in st...

June 6, 2017

Wonderful day at the Art Around Adams event on Saturday! John and I spent the day greeting lots of people outside Sabuku Sushi. Great reactions from the attendees! I have 7 wall sculptures on display inside Sabuku through June 21, 2017. Bob Pasela, the owner/chef at Sa...

May 29, 2017

Sculptor Barabara McDonald exhibiting at the Art Around Adams 2017 festival in San Diego on June 3, 2017. She will be available to meet and talk at Sabuku Sushi (3027 Adams Avenue) from noon to 8 PM. Come visit.

May 27, 2017

BREAKING NEWS! Barbara will be exhibiting at the acclaimed Sabuku Sushi at 3027 Adams Avenue in Normal Heights, San Diego for three full weeks starting on June 1st.

Sabuku Sushi was one of the featured places on the Travel Channel’s Food Paradise series, recently f...

It's time to open the curtain on the new Whim of Iron website!  We hope it will be a site you will want to re-visit frequently for its features, as well as for the ability to preview new art pieces as they are being created and completed. 

Here, you will be able t...

May 25, 2017

"There is something about a small keepsake box that I often found attractive as a child.  Having a receptacle for something special gave me a little shiver of excitement when I placed the box in my room.

When I was a little girl, my family had firm traditions around Chr...

May 24, 2017

A disclaimer is in order for this article.  It represents my personal opinions on the subject and makes no pretense of scientific validity.  However, I think I'm onto something.  You be the judge.

"I don't know much about Art, but I know what I like."  This is...