Making mushroom pendants 🍄 LIVE with music

Mushrooms grow everywhere and they come in so many interesting shapes and colors. A friends been posting photos of them on her hikes in the redwoods of coastal Northern California and it’s inspired me! The pendents were made over the weekend. It kept my hands and mind busy while I was anticipating the release of…

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Save the date! A virtual concert series in production with Marjorie Luke Theatre

Film series, Santa Barbara Home Project, is Streaming from Sunday, February 14 on luketheatre.org!!!!! 🎭 My story, Transformation by fire, is one of several performances in the project. We have been working on it for several months over zoom prior to the final rehearsals and filming. This experience was wonderful as a collaboration and I’m…

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Tarot Messages, ‘from the other side’ for October 2020

The month of October is when we celebrate Halloween when the veil between the earth and spirit worlds is thin. In honor of the season, I invited benevolent spirit energies to help deliver uplifting messages. Featured Message from Mermaid This video is one message, for Libra, about balance and freedom that came from a legendary…

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Female Magician Tarot Costume Design

Tomorrow is the summer solstice parade workshop kick off. This year the parade will be virtual. I joined an ensemble that will be creating costumes inspired by the tarot. In addition to making a female magician costume, I’m also volunteering to help others imagine their costumes. To arrive at a tarot inspired design, the first…

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furniture for tarot reading 🔮, outdoor or indoor weather conditions ☀️

This design is portable. It fits into a bike trailer. You can travel with it as far as you can bike ride. It’s a temporary point of sale for festivals, conventions, and parties. The first public test will be this Saturday at the Mystic art reception in Lompoc. You can see all the tarot cards…

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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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Dog house size trailer plans in progress – Studio & Gallery

Some ideas hit and stick. This sticking point is the start of a thread that weaves itself through years of life never gets cut loose. You might call this an Axis mundi, an image that relates to the center of the earth (perhaps like an umbilical providing nourishment). Below is an idea of this center thread as…

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Notes from Art and Psyche IV, conference​ days 1 and 2

The Art and Psyche Conference is designed to engage the imaginative processes of psychotherapists of all kinds alongside members of the art community in order to creatively expand one’s understanding of depth psychology. Bringing together professionals from various fields creates an environment of cross-fertilization and the opportunity to experience psychology through painting, music, poetry, and…

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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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805 Get Down by Everybody Dance Now at CAW #dance

Some photos and video from tonight’s dance event. I met several new people and had a nice time. 🙂 This was the second event I’ve taken this red wagon size studio setup to. I enjoy sharing my work and wish I had shown up earlier to meet more people and dance too!!! ​​

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