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
About three weeks ago, I signed up for an all-girl surf group that's local. And today I attended a meeting. This year I'm trying to get out of my comfort zone a little and make some new friends, with similar interests. If you know me, you know it's hard. I don't talk much. I showed … Continue reading Surfer Girl Meetup
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
Using a Bullet Journal to Organize Work and Art Have you heard of a Bullet Journal? I had seen dotted and graph paper journals in the store while perusing day planners over the past few months. I just couldn't image why someone would want one. What do you use it for? I’ve heard some YouTubers … Continue reading How to Start a Bullet Journal
As an abstract painting, my focus was on the colors and how to move them across the canvas to create an image of water and light reflectio
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
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
In January, I was blessed with the opportunity to show my artwork at a local gallery. In Longwood, there's a small warehouse that houses the Kaleidoscope Gallery and Venue for the Arts. This was a lovely opportunity to get the first show jitters out of my system. The week prior to the show, I dropped … Continue reading Welcome to My First Art Show