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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Seeing Rune Symbols, Signs in Dreams

Recently a three-leg scratch mark appeared, in a dream, on the arm of a man. He pointed out the importance of this symbol in an obvious way. Upon waking up, curiosity led to the internet, searching for a hint as to what it might mean. With no word to search, the results were disappointing. Strange…

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Happy New Year! Welcome, the Emperor 2020

I spent the holidays being creative with envisioning Mermaid Type Tarot cards and thinking about the future. Did you choose a mantra word for 2020? You can reference the tarot deck for a suggestion. The year 2020 adds up to 4, and that is the Emperor. Add your month and day numbers. For example, my…

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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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Achieving a work life balance with a 360 digital media bike trailer

Progress on the bike trailer design: it’s becoming a 360 digital media studio. When I bike to the beach or park I can bring this little trailer for my own use and then some to mix work with exercise! Achieving a work life balance is important and somehow this is my solution. Equipment assembled so…

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Mermaid Birthday Party Kits, Free Birthday Card and the Cypress Galley

Thanks to some suggestions from SEO expert Shane Hampson at http://www.bluefusiondigital.com, I’ve started creating a mermaid party kit! The kit includes decorations to display for celebrating a birthday and the creative activity as well as some take-home treats like stickers. The new item is the 100 coloring books, the fabric scarf designs, and the name flags.…

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Participating in experiential project design by momentum projectlab

Today I participated in a group visioning session as part of a series in phase 3 of Santa Barbara County is creative communities project. The creative communities project will result in a strategic arts plan for the Santa Barbara County and is being created by momentum projectlab out of LA. I really enjoyed participating in…

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Photos from north east Italy and Slovenia

I visited the capital of Slovnia after having lunch in Bled. Bled has a beautiful lake. I also visited many places in north eastern Italy. The cities included Trieste, Chividale, Venice, Gorizia, Palmanova, Lussari, and Udine. These are some random photos and reflect some of new things I noticed on this trip. I’m becoming more…

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Learning improv, and lovin’ it, thanks to the CAW pilot workshops in Santa Barbara

I started an improv class at the Community Arts Workshop (CAW). We are learning a form of improv theater from Michael Bernard. Tonight I watched a professional team perform. I rented the video, TJ and Dave; trust us this is all made up, on amazon. There are many concepts in this art form that I…

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