Inspiring children one color at a time

Car-themed Collaborative Ceramic Mural

Car-themed Collaborative Ceramic Mural

By on Sep 1, 2015 | 0 comments

The 6th grade car mural completed last Spring, marked the 10th year I facilitated a collaborative ceramic tile mural project. Within that span, 12 murals were created to help graduating 6th graders leave their mark. It’s been the most wonderful experience; bringing parents, teachers, district personnel and students together. After I posted 5 or 6 murals on...

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How to Draw & Paint Ferry Boats

How to Draw & Paint Ferry Boats

By on Aug 30, 2015 | 3 comments

Growing up on Prince Edward Island offered me the opportunity to travel to the mainland by ferry boat.  We loved discovering which ferry we would ride on and we knew each one down to the smallest details. This was usually the best part of our trip. I created this 5 minute video to detail a few features of my favorite ferryboat, The Abegweit. Free Drawing Guide:...

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Teach Art at Home: Interview with Meri Cherry

Teach Art at Home: Interview with Meri Cherry

By on Aug 27, 2015 | 12 comments

Have you ever wondered what goes into running a creative business?  This series is all about building and cultivating your own creative business from finding inspiration to e-commerce platforms to the nuts and bolts of operating a website.  This month I interviewed Meri Cherry who writes about art, crafts & family on her blog Meri Cherry. Meri began her career...

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Picasso Artist Bundle

Picasso Artist Bundle

By on Aug 24, 2015 | 2 comments

Pablo Picasso is one of the great masters. His art is displayed in museums all over the world. He invented an art movement and in doing so crowned himself The King of Cubism. No doubt you’ve purchased a Picasso calendar or print at least once in your lifetime. And because of his influence and popularity, he is probably on your school curriculum list. I love...

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The Happy Secret I’ve Been Keeping…

The Happy Secret I’ve Been Keeping…

By on Aug 18, 2015 | 54 comments

Last November I received an email that would literally change the way I think about Deep Space Sparkle.  An agent in New York wrote to me and asked if I would consider writing a book about art. Hmmm. Let me think about that… Sure! I was a little more excited than that. Books are a huge love of mine.  I spent ten years writing middle grade stories and as many...

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