Sometimes Art isn’t About Making Money

This is one of my favorite altered book spreads. "You know that dream where you can fly? It's not a dream" and Define Yourself. Today I'm going to define what brings me energy as an artist and it isn't about making money!! Once you are declared/recognized as a person who makes art, a lot of … Continue reading Sometimes Art isn’t About Making Money

The Themes for Each Month of the 2016 Year of Creative Discovery

Each month in the 2016 Year of Creative Discovery there will be a theme with prompts & projects for that theme. I thought I'd give you the low down on the year so you know what's coming up. The list is incomplete for right now - I haven't got concrete ideas for Oct - Dec … Continue reading The Themes for Each Month of the 2016 Year of Creative Discovery

The Artful Process – down the wonderful rabbit hole

I can never predict how a necklace or painting will turn out when I start. The artful process to me feels like I've fallen down the rabbit hole in a really good way. Sometimes it is full of experimenting and then changing directions until it feel right. When I create I follow my gut and … Continue reading The Artful Process – down the wonderful rabbit hole

Give Yourself Permission instead of fighting through another resolution.

Tonight another year closes and the promise of a new year is on the horizon. What will it bring? Probably more of the same unless I give myself permission instead of fighting a losing battle with another resolution. I got this idea from a blog written by Allison Marie under GloryBegin. She is a brilliant … Continue reading Give Yourself Permission instead of fighting through another resolution.