Sisterhood

I’m a sister. I’m the oldest sister. I have a brother 4 years younger than me and a sister 10 years younger than me. I’m not a great sister, but I’m getting better. Family My brother is married and has a new baby. We speak every once in a...

How To Spark Your Inspiration

Creative people are always talking about it. “Being inspired.” “Inspiration has struck.” “I need to be inspired.” Inspiration has been a part of the creative process since the dawn of time. The Ancient Greeks had goddess that were...

Asking is the Scariest Thing

I’m listening to Amanda Palmer’s The Art of Asking on my drive to and from work. That is a mistake. It really is a book that you need to read or listen to when you don’t need to be presentable later. I hit a part this morning that made me cry and I did it right as I...

10 Things I Hate About Art

Every time I think about my art it fills me with wonder and joy. Well, not every time. Sometimes, it makes me cry or rage or fills me with sorrow or pain. AND that is good. Art is supposed to evoke feelings. But then there are times when art is devastating and I...

5 New Freebies!

Hello, Art Lovers! I have just added 5 new coloring pages to the freebies sections.  Two for children and three for adults.   Here are small snapshots for each of them: If you would like to download these or any of the other coloring pages available, please visit the...

Lines of Fire Painting: Complete Failure

Over the last few weeks, I have been working on a new painting for my Crossing Lines series. This time, I was using the colors of fire, red, orange and yellow, as my color pallet and planned to add a silhouette with something representing fire. The background came out...

Project: Awareness Ribbons and Safety Pin

I have chosen to draw a number of Awareness Ribbons and other awareness icons. I’m planning on drawing more. It started back in October with the Breast Cancer Awareness Ribbon and Yellow Awareness Ribbon. This past week, I have added five more Awareness Ribbons and a...

Project: InkTober 2016: Days 14-31

The last half of October was a little too crazy. I went on vacation to visit my parents, got sick and only missed two days of drawing. Once I was home and well, I drew two drawings on two days to make up for the missed days.  InkTober was a lot of fun, but I found...
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