I had a great chat the other day with one of my art heros, Amber Kuileimailani Bonnici. (She runs the most AMAZEBALLS online retreat every year. If you haven’t checked out Woman Unleashed…do it. Seriously. It’s wonderful, and it’s free.) Amber had a couple of pieces of advice for me, and I’m putting one of… Continue reading Art Every Day Month and Daily Painting
To say that I juggle a lot of stuff is sort of like saying Florida got a little rain last weekend…understatement of the year, right? Some days, I feel like a circus clown with all the juggling I do! Yesterday, I sat down and went through one of my go-to productivity exercises: the scheduling braindump.… Continue reading Schedules for Creative People
Hard to believe it’s already Friday! While it’s tempting to declare weekend early, there’s one thing that must be done (ok, not ONE thing – there’s still all the regular work/kids/house/life stuff that doesn’t seem to have a pause button): The Weekend Game Plan. All week, I find myself saying “We’ll get to it this… Continue reading Weekend Game Plan and WIP
Sometimes, even a really good thing is just too much. On Friday, my husband and I bought a house. For us, it’s a huge step forward and it’s been something we’ve been trying to do for over a decade. (wow!) You’d think I’d be over the moon, right? But instead, I’ve been a mess. Depression… Continue reading Blogging Along and Introductions
Painting each morning for me is my form of “practice” – meditation via paint and brush. The time I spent working on details for this piece served to soothe my harried soul in the midst of trying to close on a home and preparing my kids for starting the new school year at brand new… Continue reading All in the Details
Painting in this more realistic style is new for me; it’s very meditative to lay down paint this way and I’m sure I’ll do this again soon.