Step inside my mind
(and colorful world)
Before the Creative Process
Your Best Investment Yet, Part 2
That’s how investments feel to me. I don’t remember each of them, but I know in my bones that they are much of what has brought me to where I am today.Read more
During the Creative Process
Minding Your Eds and Cues
In regards to last week’s confession, I’ve been having some happy times painting at the cottage. I wanted to share what actually triggered me getting back to the easel. It was a back-end approach. I wasn’t trying to ‘find’ something to paint.Read more
After the Creative Process
Imagine — In Gratitude for Artists
A world without.
We would still have grand beauty no doubt
For there are the canyons deep and turquoise reefs
And the falling of nature painted leaves
And the dance of swallows in a murmur
And the pacing of the jungle lion
The sound of the rain
And the visions of the starry nights and rainbows days
But when we add in the artists—what we get is this beautiful planet and the heavens beyond translated into new ways of seeing and touching and feeling— laced with human emotionRead more
A story about you in Paris…
‘A snapshot of you in Paris. Musings and watercolor stories coming to life in the journal you hold. Maybe a bit nostalgic, thinking of a young Hemingway writing away in the cafe you now sit, munching on your pastry and café. You sweep the hair back off your brow and begin tracing the lines of…Read more
What’s Belief Got to Do With It?
Perhaps the biggest thing that has stood in my way is my own belief that I was less…Read more
I’m a Daydream Believer
If we were sitting over a favorite drink, talking art and creativity and fear and dreams, what would you have to say? Where’s your mind and heart these days as it relates to your creativity?Read more
Spend What You Have
“I will use that which I have.
Whatever wisdom, creativity, and faith is mine—-I will use it to its fullest extent.
Knowing that when I use what I have been given, my Source, will amplify and increase….with more wisdom, creativity, and faith.
I do not wait for more to begin my journey, to live my life, to use my gifts.
I EXHAUST what I have knowing that this is how it works.”