4 Tips for Finding and Bringing Inspiration

It happens frequently; a blank stare, the wandering brush, a few extra dips in the water and a heavy sigh. The question is palpable. “What am I going to paint?” An artist doodles hopefully on scrap paper, she explores wet on wet techniques and brush strokes, the little experiments that Read More …

Need a Reason or Two to Celebrate? Here are Even More for My Studio Party on November 12th

On Sunday, November 12th I’m hosting a series of workshops and studio party. Why? To celebrate community, art, friends, food and wine and to give back to those in most need to our former community in Costa Rica. I’d love for you to join us at my house and studio. This communication Read More …

Watercolor Necklaces: Top 3 Reasons to Try It, Some Common Problems and Solutions

Hello! After five workshops mentoring 43 mostly-beginner watercolorists create stunning pendants, I’ve learned some things about people and watercolor and I’m excited to share this with you. First, this workshop did not turn out the way I expected which is a good thing because unpredictability is the nature of adventure. Read More …

Here is a Great Deal on My NEW Watercolor Necklace “Paint and Sip” Workshop in June

Just a little curious? Curious people ARE Creative. Are you curious about how I make my watercolor painting necklaces?  Do you want to learn how to access your creative wisdom to create your own? I’m looking for a group of curious people to join me for a trial 3 hour Watercolor Read More …

Paint and Sip Night

I had the good fortune to host a watercolor lesson at Stoneway Crossfit as one of their community building ladies’ potluck and sip nights on December 6th.   And if Success = fun + learning – I’m confident this night was successful. This was my very first attempt at teaching others some Read More …