Evoking questions through art The past year has been a means to an accelerated growth for me personally, as I know it has, too, for so many others. I’ve come to realize that virtually every major system of what constitutes and governs our daily lives has been presented to us “inverted” to the truth, for […]
I wanted to share how one of my favorite products from the studio are made – our Barn Wood Art Blocks! I love that my hubby and I are both part of the creation 🙂 Jason uses leftover slabs of barn board from his frames and attaches them to the sides of a solid block of […]
Journaling is one of the ways I organize my thoughts, record inspiration, plan ahead, check my progress, and a myriad of other things… You could say I’d be lost without this tool! It’s been a goal to have my own artwork printed onto journals since forever – and my first design is here! Now you […]
My husband began making custom frames for my paintings early last summer, with beautiful old barn boards from the farm and other local farms. Our barn wood Art Blocks were created when remnants of shorter boards left over from his frames started to pile up! These blocks offer a wonderful and contemporary alternative to framing […]
I am so excited to welcome you inside my studio to share my creative space and process with you. My studio is near and dear to me – it’s a multi-functioning room that not only serves as a place to paint, but it’s also where ideas are cultivated, courses are created, and emails like this […]
Over the last few years, I’ve noticed a common theme in the questions I receive from those who follow my work… That theme is inspiration. So I thought it would be fun to share a couple of them and my answers with you!
I titled this beautiful Barn Owl, my latest painting, “20/20” – As an Owl Sees, not only for the obvious reason that birds of prey have excellent vision, but also because of what I’m personally coming to realize. At the time I write this post, we humans, as a collective whole, have never in recent […]
For moments when you crave tranquility, turn to creativity… Download and print out a coloring sheet – my Steller’s Jay bird or my Hummingbirds (both from my paintings!) Develop greater mindfulness, relax into reflection, and cultivate calm! (Alternative idea: print image onto watercolor paper and take out some brushes!) Share your work with others and […]