Taking Root


Encaustic

When making things is your livelihood you don’t want to spend a lot of time experimenting. At least I don’t. It’s taken a lot of discipline to let myself “play” and over time I’ve been able to set aside part of my week to explore new mediums and just let go. This was was one […]

November 5, 2018

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

SoulCollage Playdates


SoulCollage

SoulCollage® is an intuitive collage process that uses: Images. Imagination. Intuition.  SoulCollage® was created by Therapist & Author, Seena Frost in the late 1980’s. I learned the SoulCollage® process in 2016 and became a Facilitator under the loving and creative guidance of international author, artist and photographer, Catherine Anderson. SoulCollage® brings your internal process to life […]

March 5, 2018

“Hopeful” Mixed Media


Artwork

This piece is size 16×20 on white watercolor paper. *SOLD* I found that this particular watercolor paper absorbed the ink more than I wanted it to. I had to go over the white lines (and some of the colors) several times. POSCA pens are generally easy to layer and add on top of one another […]

February 14, 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