Encaustic Course-Week One


Encaustic

Hi! I’ve been blessed rich many rich art experiences this year, along with opportunities to learn new methods and techniques. Lucky for me the blessings haven’t stopped! Today was the first day of a 6-week online course I am taking with photo-encaustic artist, Clare O’Neill! I am super excited to continue this journey of learning with […]

October 30, 2018

SoulCollage Workshop July


SoulCollage

I led a SoulCollage workshop at Indigo Art Studio at the beginning of this month. It was fun and exploratory!   Here are what attendees had to say: “I love collage and this holds a meaningful purpose for a favorite art medium” “It was relaxing and a nice way to express and process feelings” “Everything […]

July 13, 2018

Gyotaku Octopus Print


Artwork

Last week I participated in a class to learn Gyotaku printing. I used a real octopus. I got a scan of the original today and I’m working on ideas for prints.

May 18, 2018

Exploring Materials


Artwork

Making good art takes time and an artist MUST know the materials they work with inside and out so we can push our boundaries but know our limits. This is a study of materials: papers, pens and textures I like the toned tan paper but the colors really pop with the white background. Take a […]

February 8, 2018

The Story of the “Girl”


Artwork

My process begins with a few black lines. Sometimes I activate the canvas by using ink and other times graphite. It was at this point I was feeling very insecure about her and I considered throwing it in the trash about a dozen times. I messaged my friend Jenn and she said “push past the […]

January 31, 2018

The Evolution of a Sea Turtle


Artwork

This is the actual image of a photo a friend showed of a sea turtle. She took the photo with an underwater camera while on vacation in the Turks and Caicos. I knew I needed to draw this guy so I asked her to email me the photo. This is what he looked like (obviously […]

January 24, 2018