Survey Says…Reader Survey Results 2015

I must confess that I do not have survey-asking skills. I merely want to know, now that I’m in my seventh year of blogging, what my readers care about and if... Learn More


The Business Of Creative Blogging

My inbox is full of people asking for business advice. Things like how to set up a home-based art business to making PDF lesson plans to increasing blog traffic and even when to... Learn More


What I learned in 2014

Lessons learned. Always good to reflect back and see what resonated with you most in the past year. Here are my biggies: 1. Despite feeling awkward and just plain silly, nothing... Learn More


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Favorite Posts of 2014

2014 has been a great year. That’s not to say that everything went swimmingly, but I crossed stuff off my bucket list and ended the year happy. This site has been a catalyst for... Learn More


Live the Life You Want (this recap is a tad long)

I just spent two days in San Jose at Oprah’s The Life You Want Weekend. It was not a fireside chat with Oprah but rather one of ten thousand (mostly women)... Learn More


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Teaching Art and Motherhood

I received this question yesterday and it stuck with me. Some questions I answer back right away especially if it’s an easy answer regarding art supplies or an art lesson, but... Learn More


Art-Inspired Pinterest Boards to Follow

I love taking a few moments here and there to dip into the deep pool of creativity that is available to us on Pinterest.  Occasionally, I’ll devote some time to... Learn More


Art Inspiration from Alaska

To celebrate my 50th birthday (I need to start owning this number), Neil and I took the kiddos on a cruise to Alaska. Just saying those words makes me feel more... Learn More


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Best and Worst Art Projects for 2013-14

Creating art lessons is what I do. Developing cool techniques, inventing simple ways to teach hard art concepts and incorporating unique subjects into art is why I love teaching. It thrills me when... Learn More


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