Art Life



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On my first trip with other artists, I learned the habit of buying a sketchbook from every place I go. I never use those sketchbooks while I’m in said place. It’s just nice having a little reminder when I use it later. It’s a nice way to interweave memories. Sketchbooks […]

The Best Kind of Souvenirs


I know, it’s not art related, but it kind of is. As a creative person, it’s easy to get bogged down and forget to take a minute to make sure I’m doing ok. This topic has been on my mind for quite a while and it has definitely picked up […]

Self-Care Saturday



TRACE. Allow me to explain, please. Every time I go on a social media platform and look at the art pages/subs/groups, inevitably someone asks about projectors and people lose their freaking minds. It’s absurd. They never answer the question. All they do is gang up on the poor soul who […]

To Trace Or Not To Trace?


I finally decided to commit to this book several months ago. I started by just doing the morning pages (3 pages hand-written every morning, conscious thought) for a month or two, then I decided to dive in to the rest. Tomorrow is the start of week 12 and it is […]

The Artist’s Way


It seems every artist has read this book. It’s been on my shelf since college. 9-11 years.  I haven’t read it. Well, I’m trying to get into the habit of the Miracle Morning routine. I love it. But I also love laying in bed and looking at Facebook until Gunnar […]

The Art Spirit















Life has been kicking my butt this month. My sciatica decided to cripple me for a good two weeks, then I had the worst migraine of my life. Yuck! Now, if I had been on top of things, ya’ll wouldn’t have noticed a single glitch, but I’m not on top […]



Everyone likes to think of art classes as easy As and art degrees as just coloring all day. Let me tell you, the arts are consistently listed as one of the hardest degrees. Look here, here, and here for proof. Why is it so hard? I can only answer from […]

6 Reasons Art Degrees Are No Joke




Here’s the link to my Studio Vox feature. I’m really excited about this write-up because they came to me. That always feels good. I found my old cell phone that acts as a hot spot so I can get online for a few posts here and there. I have very […]

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