HeART of Discovery!

Creating art is such an important and useful way of expressing emotions. This opportunity is coming to me at such an incredible crossroads for me personally. I plan to “rock my bald” and talk to kids honestly about how creating art has helped me through my emotional struggles during cancer treatment. I hope to inspire them to turn to their creativity when they are feeling powerful emotions, too.  … More HeART of Discovery!

Happy Little Trees

Started my day today watching an episode of Bob Ross and following some of his advice as I created my own version of “Happy Little Trees.” What an inspiration he was. Such a lovely person. He always says, “don’t copy me, make it your own. Make the place you want to go to.” I feel … More Happy Little Trees

Igniting Artemis

I’ve set up a little altar by my workspace. I even created my own little 3D Artemis out of sculpey. She’s got her magician’s cloak on and we’re ready to make some serious children’s book magic. In addition to the altar, I’ve got a moon calendar starting tonight. So, this cycle will go from full moon to the winter solstice.  … More Igniting Artemis

New! A Playbook for Creative People

If you are looking for a new creative planner to try this next year to keep your thoughts organized and track your daily evolution, I hope you will give this Playbook a try. It has been an amazing benefit to my own spiritual and professional development as a creative person over the past few years. I love starting each day with a cup of coffee and my playbook.  … More New! A Playbook for Creative People

The Owl

Ever since I became a Mom my symbol for my relationship with my children has been the owl. Learning from the energy of the owl has given me confidence over the years. I can still remember how frightening it was to bring children into the world. I didn’t feel able to protect them and I … More The Owl

A Friday Art Deviation

This painting is a bit different than how I usually draw, but in a lot of ways it was very freeing to create without censoring what came through. I will show you the phases of the image so as to explain how it just kind of made its way onto the paper. I consider this intuitive painting. I often teach this method of creating art in my workshops. … More A Friday Art Deviation