Creativity

On Creativity & Finding Your "Thing"

On Creativity & Finding Your "Thing"

(Nov. 24, 2019) Wow, it’s been a really long time since I officially blogged. I’m laying in bed recovering from surgery and I have so many thoughts, yet my movement is hindered so I thought writing might help.  I’ve been wanting to share my most recent thoughts about creativity...I have so many different blog posts hiding in my brain, but I thought I’d start with what feels most powerful to me right now. I believe strongly in what I’m about to share because I know first hand how creativity changes lives for the better.   First of all, we are...

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The Story Behind my Series

The Story Behind my Series

(May 30, 2018) I began working on "The Many Faces of Love" series at the beginning of April, and I'm very excited to share that it's finally finished! This is the largest series I've ever done, and I'm super proud of myself for completing it. This series initially began inspired by color, with the image below that caught my eye on Pinterest. My first piece "Elation" is inspired by this palette. Next, I thought about the types of marks I wanted to make and the feelings I wanted to evoke. I knew I wanted this series to feel more raw and a...

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New Painting

New Painting

(Oct. 17, 2013) It's been quite awhile since I've painted something I actually like. See, when I had my daughter three years ago, I went on a hiatus from making art. I put all of my art supplies away, in order to prepare for the new bundle in my life. The desire to paint (or create in general) hasn't gone away however. In fact, I have experienced such a longing to create, that it was beginning to overwhelm me. I had every excuse in the book. No time. No babysitter. Too many chores needing to be done, etc. But the...

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New Art Print

New Art Print

(Nov, 20, 2013) Just wanted to take a minute to share my new art print with you. I just love this quote by Rumi.  Have a beautiful day~

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