From my Painting With Paper Workshop Debut!

Yesterday was the first time I taught my Painting With Paper Workshop. I not only had fun collecting collage materials for this class, it was a blast watching all my students create these amazing collage pieces. Really looking forward to teaching this class again!...

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From my last day of class

This week was the last week of my 8-Week Mixed Media Series. I had so much fun and thoroughly enjoyed helping my students learn how to trust the creative process and especially connect to their inner artist. So proud and excited to see the creations come from this...

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Playing With Color

From my last Color Mixing Essentials workshop. So much fun to watch my students for the first time mixing colors really get it by the end of the class. I love showing them how all they need is a few colors to mix a variety of shades and hues. Awesome class!

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Thoughtful words from one of my students

I received this wonderful card from one of my students the other day. It's words like these that inspire me to continue teaching what I teach. I'm so grateful for the opportunity to help others uncover their true creativity and be a witness to how it transforms...

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How to age paper with brewed tea

[ Step 1 ] I started out brewing 5 tea bags (black tea) in 2 cups of water. You don't want to put too much water, because you want the tea to be highly concentrated. Make sure to let the tea cool down enough so you don't burn your hands when dipping the paper in the...

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A Day of Mixed Media

Wow! It's been 3 weeks since  "A Day of Mixed Media" workshop and I'm still coming down from the creative high from that day. I was so inspired by watching my students' creativity blossom through out the day. Struggling with the creative process (perfectly normal btw)...

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New Workshop Flyer is Out!

Just got my new workshop flyer printed listing all my fun mixed media workshops. I love the way it looks. You can download the printed version...

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Amazing Spontaneous Creations

Amazing Spontaneous Creations It was a blast doing my new workshop Spontaneous Creating for the first time. So inspiring to see those who attended not only uncover their True Creativity, but having fun as well. It seemed the exercises I designed really did the trick,...

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From the Image Transfer & Found Objects Workshop

From the Image Transfer & Found Objects Workshop It's always a joy watching fellow creatives learn a new technique. I was amazed how quickly everyone caught on to the image transfer process. Everyone's transfer came out great. I think the warm weather helped the...

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Daunting Ocean of the Blank Canvas

Daunting Ocean of the Blank Canvas One day last week, I found myself standing in the middle of Michaels, gazing at a 38 x 48 inch canvas that seemed to be calling to me. The largest piece I had done was 30 x 40, but for some reason those extra 8 inches seem to...

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