Step inside my mind
(and colorful world)
Before the Creative Process
Excited — Not Excited
When you feel uninspired and plain ole ‘flat lining’ on the excitement scale, do this:
Stop the struggle.
Ask yourself where your excitement is embodied today.Read more
During the Creative Process
Just Add Lemons and Rain
A week of small things that resulted in peace and contentment
Lemons in my water and daybeds in my paintings
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
Fresh cool breezes from the Mediterranean…
Feel the cool blue breeze like a breath of fresh air coming in from the Mediterranean, all for you in this letter
A place where sea and sky and soul meet for refreshment. Bring your drink, a favorite book and maybe your journal. Let yourself breathe into this space.Read 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
18 Thousand Days or So
Here’s to the next few thousand wide awake, free-falling into life, living this one wild and precious life like every day counts.Read more
My Single Best Piece of Advice for Artists and More
It’s always fun to shake things up so—which is what we’ve done this week.
Deep questions along with my single best piece of advice for artists.
All on video.