There hasn’t been a whole lot of creating going on here for a few months. We are heart-deep in grief over here. As many of you know, we have been trying to adopt. We just had our second failed adoption. That is two in one year. This last one was particularly traumatic and our hearts… Read More
The best books are the ones where the characters get under your skin, stir up your emotions, move in and never leave you. I often imagine my favorite characters gathered together around a table having tea. The Penderwick sisters would chat with the March sisters, Gus the Friendly Ghost and Bear would trade Mouse stories,… Read More
So excited to share some blog love here about a fellow artist. Jeanne Oliver has just released her Jane Eyre collection and it is absolutely lovely. I took one of her mixed media classes and learned so much. Please go check her out at Jeanne Oliver Designs and show her some love.
This has been a week of rejection. First, I submitted the first chapter of a novel hoping to get accepted to a revision workshop. The workshop is by Darcy Pattison and is in January 2015. I really need deadlines and so I thought I’d use the workshop as a deadline to force me to write… Read More
Here it is. My first piece. This is an altered book with mixed media elements of collage, acrylic paint, and ink. I thought it only right that I create a piece around my letter for the year. The letter C stands for Courage, Commitment, and Confidence. All the things I wish for this year. A… Read More
Have you ever seen anything so beautiful? This, my friends is what dreams are made of. Literally. Went to the art store for some paints, gel medium, gesso, and paper. Then went to the Goodwill and our local ReStore and got old books and sheet music. This little montage (which took me way longer… Read More