Sticky beaches, tar seeping photos

Little shiny black lumps gather along tide lines in sand, glittering softly in the sun. I live in an area where crude oil naturally bubbles up from the earth. The black gold finance made this area known for its beautiful coastal collage campuses and parks. Santa Barbara is also the birth place of Earth Day-…

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Watching the breakdown, outdoor studio pics

Photos from the creative junkyard. I’m clearing the clutter of outdoor casualties. They remind me of the fragility of life and impermanence of material things. The little metal girl with a bird on her foot is doing nicely but the outdoor solar flower lights are truly depressing at this point.

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The Ghost Vine Travels Fast

I streamed this drawing on Twitch. It started with a contrasting black and white dot background. Then vine in the center grew and bloomed two ghosts from PacMan. After drawing, I did some googling. The yellow ghost is Clyde and normally he is off doing his own thing. He is typically portrayed as the least…

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Write A Haiku about the Dahlia Painting Giveaway

Today, dahlia flowers symbolize beauty, commitment, and kindness. They’re also tied to steadfastness, due to their ability to bloom after many other flowers have died. – Bouqs Blog Enter for a chance to win the painting of a summer dahlia flower. The competition above asks for a haiku, and the winner will be selected at random.…

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Rainbow Drip, Blooming at Midnight, Fantasy Flower, Magic Grass Paintings

6×6 inch mixed media paintings on canvas board. Metallic acrylic paints, watercolors and ink. Magic Grass is the giveaway prize for February! Other painting will be up on the Foreverbird shops soon 🙂

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Neurographic art

This technique was very satisfying. It’s mixed media on watercolor and an exploration into metallic inference watercolor paints. WHAT IS NEUROGRAPHICS / NEUROGRAPHICAL ART / NEUROART? It’s a type of ART, extremely fun and relaxing way to create. Neurographic art can be divided into Neuro (brain) and graphic (image). It is used as an art…

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New Year, New Mermaid

Happy New Year! Are you planning any exciting creative projects for 2022?! If you are looking for inspiration, check out the bead ornament giveaway in this post. This year I got inspired to spend my free time sculpting a mermaid top to pair with my tail card holder display. The photos in this post are…

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Holidays, Rituals and Joy

This year I had an invitation to create something traditional in ritual that also brought joy to my inner child. It was a meditation on the past, my roots. It brought back time spent playing in tree forts collecting rocks, sticks. A little girl princess in costume jewelry, oversized adult cloths and makeup. The approaching…

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