My 6-month long absence from WordPress has been interrupted with a blog post! So many cool things have occurred over the last several months that I want to share, but I’ll work on filling in those gaps in later posts. In the meantime, I wanted to let everyone know that I can also be found […]Read more "I’m on Instagram!"
I invite you to follow this series about my work with Julia Cameron’s book, The Artist’s Way: A Spiritual Path to Higher Creativity. Julia designed this 12-week program to help stalled out creatives recover artistic lives and dreams. I went through Julia’s Artist’s Way over 20 years ago as I tried to ignite a more creative me soon after graduation […]Read more "The Artist’s Way: Week 1 – Recovering a Sense of Safety (Starting Out)"
What a spring and summer it’s been! One of many highlights include a long, long solo road trip to see my first California native wildflower superbloom. With the outstanding rain and snow year we had last winter after 5 years of drought, starting in mid-February, all my native plant geeky people kept raving about the […]Read more "Merch Maker"
So I made my first official sale today with this chicken I painted yesterday. And with PayPal no less. This online money tranferring business is like magic. One minute, the balance is $0.00 and before I knew it, money was in there! I think that’s pretty neat. This fun rooster is one of dozens that […]Read more "Going Home to Roost"
While I haven’t created any new artworks the last 9 days, behind the scenes, I’ve been creating the beginnings of my own art business. It’s been really fun and interesting consulting with the accountant, applying for a business license and sellers permit, setting up a website, ordering business cards, and learning about all the things that go into setting […]Read more "Art Businessing"
On the 31st day after the 30-day painting challenge, Leslie Saeta, the painting hostess and a great artist herself, tells us how to make a collage of our month’s work using PicMonkey. It’s really cool to see all the work in one image – 23 paintings and drawings! I only missed 7 completed paintings as I […]Read more "Day 31: The Collection"
I thought I would end the 30 Paintings in 30 Days challenge with this study of a Buddha. While I don’t consider this my best painting of the last 30 days, the calmness of the Buddha and this quote in particular speaks to me during these days of being bombarded by blatant and shameless lies by […]Read more "Day 30, Last Day of Challenge: three things"