What is the highest possible learning outcome for you in April? #WritingChallenge

What is the highest possible learning outcome for you in April? Write about the number six and see what answers come to mind. I will start you off in this guided creative practice by looking at the details of tarot cards. The video emphasizes the change in perspective as a six can become nine by rotating the number 180 degrees.

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Mermaid Crown Kit, Make your own!

I give away something every month and in April it’s a Mermaid Crown set. It’s easy to participate and helps me to reach a larger audience. Giving away art is really rewarding. Click here to enter my April 2020 Mermaid Crown Giveaway. Shell photos There are 10 shells, two of similar kinds. Do you know…

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WIP, and an invite to exclusive content

Today I’m announcing some new exclusive content available on Patreon. Special thanks for my first two social butteries, Holly and Chris! The first goal is to reach 10 social butterflies 🦋 and launch a virtual gallery of 30 recent artworks to make the studio visits more accessible. We are all learning how to enjoy this…

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16 small paintings – sunny ☀️ work in progress photos

This series is bright colors with metallic acrylics. The loose canvas rectangles are cut from a larger piece. The main painting from this canvas was double sided. I will put photos of the original in the collage below. A Rumi poem inspired some of this work. Physical separation of the head with a cut canvas…

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“Perfect Math” – day 9 of California stay home 🏡

Perfect Math, 18×24 inch mixed media on brown paper. Every day I make art but now I’m counting days of the California stay at home order. Mt daily practice starts with setting up the supplies, preferably outside. Light a candle, put on inspiration music, maker apron, and stretch. It’s important to have a ritual at…

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What you do matters. Staying home-grounded-work

My daily creative practice requires self-discipline. The current health emergency is clearly in today’s drawing. The figure is bending the curve in my picture as we all aim to stop the exponential growth of the Covid-19 pandemic. I also choose to work with oil pastels from my great grandmother. I like using art materials given…

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Group Painting Challenge – March 2020

Group painting is the Original Odyssey challenge for March 2020. To contribute to the group painting, please reach out to Mitra@foreverbird.com You can visit the site for more details about the limited edition sets and the digital version. >> https://foreverbird.com/original-odyssey/

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