Mermaid Tarot Cards to Test Print!

I’ve completed all the cards and done three rounds of edits. It’s time to do a test print run!! I’ll be looking for tarot readers to test out the deck and hopefully give me some feedback on the design before I print the companion book. I can write about the art and I’m looking for…

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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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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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Mermaid series outdoor photo session #glitter #sunshine

These photos are from today’s outdoor photo shoot and represents the current arrangement and style of these polymer mermaids. If you follow my blog you’ll know that I’ve been working with the same series of polymer clay mermaids for quite a while.  They are arranged in bowls that were handmade, in a papier-mâché method, from tore…

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Lowercase platinum rainbow mermaid letters

These are photographs of small clay mermaids spray-painted silver on top of a acrylic multimedia piece on vellum paper. It’s part of the ongoing mermaid letters series. Do you have a favorite letter? Mine were the ones that kind of doubled up I liked the g, j, i and e. I included large photo versions…

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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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Spring cleaning the outdoor/mobile studio

My full outdoor and mobile studio setup is changing and evolving! A studio is both a place, a collection of materials, and a creative practice all rolled into one. The best way to design is by doing. Today a new low table design, that fits on top of the red wagon, emerged in the process.…

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@ mermaids 🧜🏽‍♀️

The at sign, @, is normally read aloud as “at”; it is also commonly called the at symbol or commercial at. It is used as an accounting and invoice abbreviation meaning “at a rate of” (e.g. 7 widgets @ £2 per widget = £14), but it is now most commonly used in email addresses and social media platform “handles”.  This is the second drawing I’ve made…

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