2017 Year End Reflections Through Art

2017 Year End Reflections Through Art

Before I fully jump into a new year, I like to reflect on the year that has passed… The lessons I learned, the experiences I had, the things (or people) I need to let go of, and how I want to move forward this year. I truly believe that taking this step will...
A Lesson In Little Blessings

A Lesson In Little Blessings

Paint. Collage. Yarn. Fabric. All asking me to trust in the exploration into unknown territory… A found message in a musical hymnal – “Showers of Blessing” … A wave of gratitude washes over me when I journal onto the page all of the blessings in my...
Tapping Into Intuition Through Art

Tapping Into Intuition Through Art

Using art is a great way to “tap in” to your intuition. I often use the beginning layers of paint to zone out, and listen to the words and feelings that are swirling inside of me. Without a doubt, I receive a message that I need to hear. Most likely something that I...
How I Gained More Self-Confidence

How I Gained More Self-Confidence

I used to believe that I wasn’t creative. I thought that my siblings received the artistic gene and I was just athletic. My grandma was creative too – cooking, sewing, knitting, crocheting. She was my idol, but I didn’t think I could ever do what she did. It...
A Note About Finding Your Passions

A Note About Finding Your Passions

To my surprise, I found myself in this promotional video for Eventerro. (Make sure to turn on your sound!) I can’t help but notice the smiles on everyone’s faces. Their energy is so happy, joyous, and full of delight! I’ve been salsa dancing for about 4...

Painted Woman Tutorial – “Laney Love”

Most often, when I start painting in my journal, I have no idea what I am going to do. This is the joy of intuitive painting. I show up to my page and simply allow the process to unfold. In this tutorial, I walk you through the process of how I painted this woman,...
Using Creativity As Self Care

Using Creativity As Self Care

Do you ever have days where you just can’t motivate yourself? You don’t have the energy to care, and you want to be DONE. This has been me over the past few days.  My energy has been off. I was tired, and I was done. Done with trying to figure out what to...