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Gratitude Art: A Free 7 Day Journey

In the beginning of August I asked those in the Virtual Art Circle Facebook group what most interfered with their having art-making time and the response was mainly “not having enough time”.  Over the years in my creative work with others this has been an ongoing theme that seems to deter people from creating art […]

Giveaway time: Holistic Art Journaling into Your Soul

As you many of you may already know, I am going to be a guest teacher in Spectrum 2016 this year and I am so excited!  Spectrum is an online Holistic-Creative workshop in its third year, and organized by Hali Karla of Hali Karla Arts. Spectrum 2016 will be guided by 20 NEW featured teachers  (myself included!) and more than 20 […]

Create Self-Love

  Want love? Create it! Sometimes we forget to give ourselves the much-needed messages of encouragement and love that we so easily give to our friends and loved ones.   Sometimes it is a matter of rewriting the scripts to undo old habits of negative self-talk that do not serve us.  Today make your Self a promise […]

Finding Your Voice

We all have a voice, a unique way of communicating to others who we are.  Like our fingerprint, each individual’s creative voice is unique. No two the same. Sometimes this is forgotten, traded in or pushed aside to conform with what we think people want, what we think is the norm, or with how we think we “should […]

Self-Expression in the Raw

Day 15 #DoodleADay: The thing about doodling is that you never really know what you are going to get. Even if you tend to doodle in patterns or repeated designs, each time it turns out slightly different. Intriguing visual stories unfurl as the pen glides across the paper almost of its own accord.  Doodles are self-expression […]

Doodle A Day Challenge Begins Today!

Here is my #DoodleADay for today: The #DoodleADay challenge:  (for more details see my first post Doodle a Day Challenge) Everyday, beginning today, October 1st and for the month of October, I will make a doodle and you are invited to join me.  It can be as simple as black ink on white paper or white ink on […]

Circle of Art

  Today and every Friday, I invite you to join me in creating a response to the quotes I post, using the arts: visual arts, photography, music or song, dance (video please!) prose or poetry, it’s your choice. I will be sharing a quote here weekly and inviting a response from others to the quote […]

Circle of Art

  Today and every Friday, I invite you to join me in creating a response to the quotes I post, using the arts: visual arts, photography, music or song, dance (video please!) prose or poetry, it’s your choice.     I will be sharing a quote here weekly and inviting a response from others to […]

Giving

There is nothing like giving of yourself to warm your heart.  I have participated in Artist Trading card trades and always marvel at the creative generosity that comes my way and the excitement I get when I am sending out a gift to someone else. Today I would like to invite you to join me […]

Happy New Year Free Gifts!

Today as we head into the New Year it is an important time for reflecting on the past year, to bring some closure so that we may look forward  and focus on the beautiful year ahead. Today I shared with my subscribers a special New Beginnings Meditation as my gift to them for being part […]