Step inside my mind
(and colorful world)
Before the Creative Process
The Starting Point
Recognizing the things we’ve been shelving for months, years, and decades is an eye-opener. We can’t undo the lost time. We can, however, choose differently for today and going forward.Read more
During the Creative Process
Inside My Studio: The Dream.Love.Paint Cottage
I have grown my studio to reflect me and my dreams.
It is not based on what a proper artist’s studio ‘should’ have. (Who wrote those ‘rules’ anyway??)
It is and will always be reflective of my changing dreams and desires.
Let’s head inside so you can see what I’ve chosen and why.
I hope you are inspired to do the same for yourself. Create a magical space, one that reflects and supports YOU in your creative endeavors!
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
Waiting for just the right time to study with me—I’ve got you!
If you’ve been wanting to take an online painting course with me and waiting for the just the right time—I’ve got you!
For a very limited time, my online painting course set in Italy is available for the special price of $100 off!Read more
An Ocean of Thought on Non-Doing
I am a dreamer.
I have moments of intense
followed by bouts of minimal putfiresoutdoaslittleasrequiredwillIeverpaintwritecreateagain moments.
When I am in the former mode, I totally believe that this time I have conquered the loser me. When I am in the second mode I totally believe I have been and will always be a loser 😉 What’s your story??