Protecting your Creativity

I was editing my photos this morning for a post on watercolor and paper bouquets when this piece caught my... View Article


There is only one you…

Before I devoted most of my time developing art lessons, I was a writer. I wrote everyday, playing with words... View Article


Blog Anniversary & the Business Side of Blogging

Have you ever wondered what goes into running a creative business? If you are anything like me, you have questions. This series... View Article


Archiving Childhood Artwork

Any artwork that I did in elementary school art class is long gone. I remember a few projects very well,... View Article


Studio updates

I’m taking a break from posting another art lesson (don’t worry, I have lots in the pipeline) to update you... View Article


On embracing change…

Blogs often act as a personal journal for the blog author. When I started blogging in 2008, I did it... View Article


Art Books for Children

A summer day without any specific plans turned into a delightful stroll along Santa Barbara’s State Street with my daughter,... View Article


5 Reasons to Attend a Blog Conference

                                  I returned home... View Article


Visiting New York City

After 5 years of planning, I took my only daughter to New York City to celebrate her 13th birthday. It... View Article