I don’t actually know how to start this post. So much is happening and almost everything seems to excite me these days. So first things first. I started my first real job last week Monday and it’s the BEST (it’s also the reason I haven’t posted in a while – time management people). I work… Read More MAKERS.
Today was a difficult day. Not terribly hard or terribly stressful, it was just difficult – the kind of difficult one would use to describe a stubborn sibling. Just difficult. Full stop. But strangely enough that is what made this day a good day. Because the difficulty made me think and puzzle ’till my puzzler… Read More Why.
I felt a little bit off yesterday and landed up being restricted to the couch or my bed, if I stood up, it felt like I was gonna hurl. So instead of being a regular couch potato I decided that if I couldn’t paint I would keep up with my January project by doing a… Read More Queens of light: Pen and ink sketches
Finally I have a ‘live’ and in-progress art project to share with you! The first project for 2017 will be a series of portraits titled “Queens of Light”, named for the type of women I will be painting. I believe that the art I make needs to be a reflection of myself and who I… Read More Art Progression: Queens of Light – Mary
This DIY is dedicated to all those who are crafty, love all things pretty and are…broke. I have always loved key rings and door handle hangings but I can’t afford the retail beauties that are available and the cheaper ones are just plain hideous. So I decided rather than deprive myself, I would simply make… Read More DIY Beaded Decor
At present, I type these words to the sound of ocean waves, while sipping on freshly squeezed orange juice, watching the sun set over the horizon, as rays of sun glisten and dance over the water… Just kidding, my laptop’s charger was flat so I’m sitting at the dining room table typing to the sound… Read More My Beach Bum Essentials
As part of my new year’s resolutions and to improve my observational and figure drawing, I will be doing at least one daily sketch of something I see or interact with through my day. These sketches are part of my visual journal – a far more effective and fun way for me to keep daily… Read More Daily Sketches