Collection

During the Creative Process

During the creative process – your beautiful space.

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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

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Spring Always Comes

Spring Always Comes

Just for you, a watercolor journaling video…

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We Gotta Have Friends

I had one artist that I’d just met, pull me aside at one of my workshops and tell me, ‘Dreama, be sure, in all that you are doing, to…

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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.

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Do It Before You’re Ready

Dreams and creativity or plans to exercise and take better care of ourselves are often added to some imaginary ‘first of the year/next month/ when things’ slow down list.
And so we wait.

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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!

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Only One Thing to Do

What to do when you have too much on your mind and on your plate—the prescription is here 😉

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Desperately Seeking Inspiration

Paris is here waiting for us to discover ourselves. Truly.

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Odd Magic

“You see this pattern over and over with many creative people: they have this little bit of magic, a spark of something that comes naturally to them, and it’s often messy and weird and a little bit off, and that’s why they catch our attention in the first place. The odd magic is what we love about them.” ~ Austin Kleon

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Music Bath

Take a music bath once or twice a week for a few seasons.
You will find it is to the soul what a water bath is to the body.
~ Oliver Wendell Holmes