• Everyday Life


    I’ve been immersed in the studio over the last few weeks, working on school work and tucking in time for a special art book I’m creating. One of my biggest takeaways from school is that we must continue to expose…

  • Everyday Life


    Don’t you love synchronicity? I do. I’ve been reading Seth Godin’s book The Practice over the past month. It’s juicy. I’m feeling challenged and comforted all at the same time. Basically, it’s a reminder to do the work, trust yourself,…

  • paper clay sculpture
    Everyday Life

    Remember to Play

    Times are not easy, but that doesn’t mean we have to be serious all the time. I don’t minimize the seriousness of the times, but if you’re like me we can get wrapped up in the daily stress of life…

  • Art Journals,  iPad Art


    I’m celebrating Thanksgiving with an offer that’s good today through Saturday. If you’ve been waiting to take one of my online classes wait no longer. “Go Digital” is available for $20.19 to celebrate the year 2019! Use the coupon THANKFUL…

  • Everyday Life,  Living a Creative Life


    I recently read a newsletter post by¬†David Moldawer¬†that talked about using coffee as a crutch for writing. His description of drinking coffee and writing made me think of rituals. That cup of coffee beside my computer is more than just…

  • Coffee based art
    10DCAC,  Art Journals

    Coffee or Tea? Dyes

    How many of you have used tea stained pages in your art journals or artwork? Has anyone else tried coffee to dye pages? Today’s a great day to experiment with tea and/or coffee dyes. Why does tea get all the…

  • 10DCAC


    Today’s definition. 1: a winding path or course noun from Merriam-Webster : to wander aimlessly or casually without urgent destination : RAMBLE verb from Merriam-Webster Do you consider this a negative or positive definition? What comes to mind? I immediately think of a meandering…

  • 10DCAC,  Living a Creative Life

    Lake Walk

    What inspires you? What fills your creative bucket? I believe that being around nature helps fill our creative selves. Walking around the lake nearby gives me a feeling of contentment and calm when I most need it, which usually helps…

  • Tomato Illustration
    #the100dayproject,  10DCAC,  Everyday Life

    “Tomato – Tomahto”

    If you’re old enough you’re going to have that song stuck in your head for the rest of the day. Sorry? or You’re welcome? September means LOTS of tomatoes in North Carolina gardens. Big ones bursting on the vine and…