Gifting these Double Fairy Doors in June

I’ve been making mythic and magical items in clay. Doors, as an archetypal series, became conscious around 2016. If you like doors too, try searching of doors to see related posts you might also like. This June the Foreverbird Shop is giving away a matching set of fairy doors. These doors are made from polymer…

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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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Searching for eggs hidden in messy

An Easter tradition for children is the hunt for eggs and the basket of goodies that includes edible treats and toys in the form of springs promise of life returning after winter. The searching and finding of treasures are ancient and reminiscent of the gathering ancestors who found food by searching through natural landscapes. Built…

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A couple 360 group photos, #selfie revelation

In testing my digital art workshop for the first time, I had a revelation about selfies. The 360 photo is a new way to see yourself and that’s potentially very powerful. Marcel Proust Quotes. The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes. Why are portraits so popular?…

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Making sticker packs

Stickers are a fun gift and nice self promo for an artist. I recently finished editions of 10 sticker sets in 3 sizes: 40, 26, and 10. Supplies include a plastic sleeve with folded over printed top label stapled on top to close the bag. I also purchased a couple display items, a frame flip…

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Mystic Sisters headed to the playa

The playa, located in Black Rock city is a place in which a temporary town comes alive for one week of the year. Mystic Sisters will be heading here to present gifts and offerings for all who accept. Two performances will occur at the red lightning camp located at 8:30 and Esplanad between 10 and 11pm on…

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Starting a Youth Led Art Gallery

I’ve been busy the last month working on a new project from Youth Interactive(YI) – the first youth led Art Gallery space in Santa Barbara to educate & enhance support for the next generation of creative entrepreneurs, artists & artisans. YI is a Creative Entrepreneurship Academy based in the Funk Zone of Santa Barbara, California. Their Mission is to…

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Creating a SOUL vision board and LIFE statement combining Spirituality and Science

I’m nearing the completion of  4 months of quantum counseling in spirituality and science. The final steps are to create a finished SOUL vision board and a life vision statement. The workshop I’ve been taking is designed for people who are ready to make a quantum leap in their lives. I’m typically impulsive and more…

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Cat & Bird

This month’s free calendar is a photo from my recent oil painting, ‘Luna and Ghost.’ I really enjoy watching my animals interact – and this fantasy image was inspired by actual events. If you would like to see the creative process and photos of Ghost and Luna check out my earlier post. I also have…

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bird painting

I hope you enjoy the February 2014 desktop calendar for your devices. I’m working an a digital version, but this one is an oil filter from a photo of the original painting. Below are some images from the painting process.

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