Day 4 Create Every Day – Step by Step

Coloring is a fun way to start remembering your creative voice. I fully understand that’s it’s very easy for me to say – “Hey, do my 30 Day Create Every Day Challenge”  because I grew up with artistic parents and I have chosen to be an artist myself. I’m comfortable following my intuition in myContinue reading “Day 4 Create Every Day – Step by Step”

Day 2 Create Every Day Challenge

Last night’s project while watching meaningless tv. This is my absolute favorite form of creating – watercolor abstracts and doodling all the shapes I see. I get to play with watercolors and see all “action” that goes in with the wet paper and paints. There is always a surprise when the paints blend together. InContinue reading “Day 2 Create Every Day Challenge”

30 day Create Every Day Challenge

Even though I am a creative coach and teach various art/jewelry classes, there are days I don’t touch art supplies. The business end of things take over and then I find myself really stressed. On the days I do something creative (as if by magic) the day goes a lot better. Just doing something inContinue reading “30 day Create Every Day Challenge”

When “Crazy Town” invades your life.

Crazy times comes knocking at your door – what do you do? We all have situations and people that make us wonder about our sanity. It seems to hurt more when you see a loved one in a relationship that is so toxic and they are only trying to do the right thing. There isContinue reading “When “Crazy Town” invades your life.”

Descision Making and Chillin’ Out

Last week I was advised by my Reki healer to disconnect from being my business 24/7 before I lost myself and needed even more time off. Over the weekend I did a painting just for fun. Even though I am an artist and creative coach, doing a painting without any intent was a perfect wayContinue reading “Descision Making and Chillin’ Out”

Monday’s Creative Photo Tip

Good Monday Morning! Did you get your phone or camera out over the weekend? If you did, post your photos on my site and include your tips for great photos. The photo tip for today – get different angles of your subject. I got out my inexpensive Kodak digital camera and went to Olbrich GardensContinue reading “Monday’s Creative Photo Tip”

Use Instagram for Sparking Your Creativity

What do you use Instagram for? Have you thought about using it to catalog images that get your creative juices flowing? I was at the Art Fair on the Square in Madison Wisconsin last weekend and I took a couple of pictures so I could remember aspects about the artist’s work that really sparked myContinue reading “Use Instagram for Sparking Your Creativity”

But I’m Not Creative #2

So you think you aren’t creative. . . Well I’m going to give you something to look for today. What went through your mind when you picked out your clothes this morning? When you went outside, did you see something interesting? Did you see different colors today that caught your eye? Did you think someoneContinue reading “But I’m Not Creative #2”