What do I do with all these stickers I made while learning to use my Cricut?
I've made it a priority for 2022 to get my Etsy store moving. I have several ways to sell my art and gifts online but in the end, I think it's worth giving my all to Etsy. Etsy doesn't bring me much traffic but the options they have available to me without a huge upfront … Continue reading Working out my Etsy Store details
There is a really, easy way to do this and I'm going to show you what it is right now.
I've had a little trouble getting motivated to paint lately. Pushing myself to get going, I decided to try something a little different. What to paint? Hmm... In the past, I have painted some watercolor flowers. I use photos that I've taken to create the watercolor paintings. Maybe I should paint plumerias. This painting was … Continue reading Plumerias
RV Life About six years ago, I met my husband, Steve. He's an avid RV'er. I never stepped into an RV until we got together. My first few trips were to his motorcycle races. It took a little while for me to get used to staying in this small space. I felt a little more … Continue reading Three Florida RV Parks for Beach Camping
Goals I Set As a Creative in 2019 I'm not big on New Year's resolutions anymore. About a year ago I realized that all the goals that I had written down, had been accomplished. When I made this realization, I decided to make a new goal list. At the end of 2018, … Continue reading Artist Goals – Art Life
For the past six months I’ve been setting up at the DeLand Farmer’s Market one Friday per month. If you’ve not been there, it’s worth the trip. Artisan Alley is filled with local artisans on Friday nights. I’ve seen some unique creations such as homemade dog biscuits, jewelry, soap and bat boxes. Families dine in … Continue reading Artisan Alley, DeLand
One of my favorite ways to spend a Wednesday is preparing for Wine Art Wednesday in Lake Mary. For the past few months I've taken the first Wednesday of the month off to prepare. I go through all of my inventory and repack it. I also print any needed prints and tags in preparation. It … Continue reading Wine Art Walk
Over the past month or more I've been attempting to record videos of my paintings. I've had a few requests for videos and it helps me to have a record of the painting process in case I need to refer to it later. I have to tell you, there are a lot of free video … Continue reading Recording Paintings…or trying to
Our vacation was spent enjoying some of the natural beauty that Florida has to offer. We visited Jacksonville Beach, Payne's Prairie, Devil's Den and Rainbow River. We spent almost as much time biking, hiking, snorkeling and kayaking as we did resting. If not, it sure felt like we did. I'm still sore but it was … Continue reading Making Time to Paint on our Recent Camping Trip