Circle of Creative Women

Invitation: Turning and turning in the widening gyre The falcon cannot hear the falconer; Things fall apart; the centre cannot hold; Mere anarchy is loosed upon the world, The blood-dimmed tide is loosed, and everywhere The ceremony of innocence is drowned; The best lack all conviction, while the worst Are full of passionate intensity. —… Continue reading Circle of Creative Women

My Creative Life

Art Every Day Month and Daily Painting

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

Doing it All

Schedules for Creative People

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

Doing it All

Weekend Game Plan and WIP

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

My Creative Life

Blogging Along and Introductions

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

Doing it All

Make Time for Art – Part 1

When it comes to the really important stuff – the stuff we want to do, that’s good for us, the stuff that’s┬áreally important in life – it always seems to come down to time. Between balancing motherhood, career, and creativity, I’ve learned a few things about how to make time for art. This series is… Continue reading Make Time for Art – Part 1