• Everyday Life,  Living a Creative Life

    Rituals

    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

    .:meander:.

    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…

  • 10DCAC,  Summer Fun!

    July Week 4

    What did you think of the change for this month’s 10DChoose Art Challenge? Did you like having the prompts spread out on weekends? Do you prefer having the first ten days to focus on making time for creativity? Tell us…

  • 10DCAC,  Everyday Life

    July Week 3

    Baby It’s Cold Outside! Oops, wait. That’s the opposite of what I meant. If you’re in a part of the world that’s experiencing the heat of the summer, then it’s time for some Cool Art. Our prompts this week embrace…

  • 10DCAC,  Summer Fun!

    July Week 2

    This weeks prompts are: Rainbows of Summer and Summer Bounty We’re in the thick of summer weather here in NC. The air is literally thick with humidity and those summer thunderstorms have been rolling in every afternoon like clockwork. It’s…

  • 10DCAC,  Summer Fun!

    July Week 1

    Have you ever searched through your art supplies and found something you’d forgotten about? That’s how I came back to using Dylusion Spray Inks used with my prompt for this week’s Summer Challenge. I was searching for some India Ink…