A few weeks ago I wrote about how much I was enjoying playing with acrylic craft paint and mentioned there were other art supplies I wanted to share. I find it so hard to resist the pull of new art supplies. It’s probably a good thing that there isn’t an art supply store nearby!Read More
Today is my birthday. I love birthdays. When I was a child my mom always made them so special. I guess I never let go of the joy of celebrating my day.Read More
Recently I’ve had to edit the wording of my bio for a few different things. In one version I say “She works primarily in watercolor but also loves challenging herself to try new things.” It’s true.
Trying new things is fun and exciting. Part of the fun is getting to play with new supplies.Read More
Happy Winter Solstice to you.
It’s the longest night of the year and the official beginning of winter (though around here it’s been feeling like winter for a few months now).Read More
What are your barriers to creativity? What keeps you from making or doing on a regular basis? A lack of:
When you're learning how to do something or if you're building up a business, it's important to focus your energy in one direction.
When I first started teaching myself to paint I didn't do that.Read More
A friend recently mentioned she was curious about how I use my garden and the things I grow in it. Her question got me thinking.
She's right, it's interesting to learn how other people use their outdoor spaces. And I love seeing garden bouquets that combine unusual plants and flowers and reading garden-fresh recipes.
I talk a lot about the fact that my garden inspires my art, but I don't really explain how that happens.Read More