4 Door 12×12 paintings for CAW’s Ready to hang art show

CAW is an amazing community art space in Santa Barbara. Today they have a one day pop up show that features over 400 artworks, all 12×12 inches in size. I submitted four from my door series.

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Collaborating with the Pagan Baby Team!

In the last couple of months, I have had the opportunity to collaborate as a collage artist and digital media consultant on an art installation by Tracy Ferron. Working on her team is such a pleasure. The project is incredible, and all the people involved are genuinely inspiring. Honestly, I can’t say enough about how…

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White peacock dream symbolism

Last night I dreamt that I found a peacock wandering on a tennis court and as I looked closely it’s feathers turned from dark to white. The transformation was so shocking and beautiful. I woke up in a state of wonder about what I had just experienced in the dream. It took me a while…

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Friday the 13th! 3 dreams with the word ‘party’ to inspire magic

Below are three dreams from my journal that all include the word, party. I’ve combined the words with images from stock art. The featured image is from Dead Dave’s Blacklight Lounge, my family’s theme camp, at this years Burning Man. (more photos here) What do you dream about? Can your dreams help you live a more…

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Photos from #fringefestival and International Festival in Edinburgh, Scotland 2019

We (Mystic Sisters Tracy and Lisa) stopped in to see over 20 different performances during August for the Festivities in Edinburg, Scotland. It’s been going on for over 40 years and I think you could attend each year going forward for as long as you can and continue to find inspiration.  From single person to…

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Weight and balance challenges, bike art studio trailer update

I’m guilty of getting too excited and forgetting what I told myself about packing. I knew the drawers needed to be empty and yet I filled them. I knew all the weight had to be in the bottom and yet I packed extra things on top. Too heavy to bike uphill. Too light in the…

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Art and Travel Adventure Magazines, Self Publishing mixed media

There’s nothing quite like having a book or a magazine in your hands. This is particularly the case if the magazine or a book is tactile in its nature with the use of various papers and ink methodology. There are lots of examples of small edition publications or self published art magazines and books out…

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Inspiration from nature, Mammoth Lakes, Stanislaus National Forest, and Mt Tamalpais

These photos are from traveling in Mammoth Lakes, Stanislaus National Forest, and Mt Tamalpais. On this summer’s road trip I’m tuning into the van life community of adventure seekers who live on the road. Their miro mobile homes allow them the ability to work and enjoy recreational activities in the most remote areas. While I’m far from…

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Naked Bike Trailer Plans – Is my math, ​right?

Finally, I’m getting around to calculating the board feet I need to create the frame for my mini-gallery aka bike trailer aka mobile dog house. These plans are simplified to a basic box with one window and garage-style side doors. It’s a starter kit for the small scale model you see in the upper right…

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