Card reading for Buddah’s birthday, Scorpio full moon ♏️

This full moon in Scorpio is also when Buddah was born, enlightened, and died. It’s a good framework to pull some cards and explore themes of today. The first set of cards contain messages from eastern religious traditions. They give guidance on health and well-being. In the Vaishnavism sect of hinduism, the historic Buddhaor Gautama…

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Bead making, behind the scenes

Learning new techniques for polymer clay beads is so fun with YouTube and social media. Its easy to be inspired by this community of artists. The little charms and jewelry are a delight with colors and shapes. I encourage you to search the hashtag #polymerclay and find some more artists you like. This post is…

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Video Art Tour – A month of #stayhome #springart

I would love to know if anyone else has creative projects all over their living space. This last month, give or a take, presented abundant opportunities to create art. I’ve finished these little paintings and I’m about 1/2 way done with a polymer clay jewelry set. Today I played with an Adobe After Effects template…

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New Work Up, Inspired by Art Inc., Audiobook

Recently I finished the Art Inc. Audiobook by Lisa Congdon. She did a great job of going over the details of ‘ Building Your Career as an Artist’. What I appreciated the most from listening to her was the attitude conveyed with her reading. It’s like a second layer of information is communicated with the tone of…

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Drawing with #lucidityfestival from life via zoom, like we do

I appreciated the costume and character of our model in the art workshop at virtually lucid. Seeing everyone share their art was such a joy. Let me know if you have a favorite outfit. Happy Easter!

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What is the highest possible learning outcome for you in April? #WritingChallenge

What is the highest possible learning outcome for you in April? Write about the number six and see what answers come to mind. I will start you off in this guided creative practice by looking at the details of tarot cards. The video emphasizes the change in perspective as a six can become nine by rotating the number 180 degrees.

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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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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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16 small paintings – sunny ☀️ work in progress photos

This series is bright colors with metallic acrylics. The loose canvas rectangles are cut from a larger piece. The main painting from this canvas was double sided. I will put photos of the original in the collage below. A Rumi poem inspired some of this work. Physical separation of the head with a cut canvas…

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