It’s my dream, it’s here, why am I avoiding it?

Something New I am starting a new blog series, that I hope will give you fuel toward your creative dreams and expressing all that you are. These blogs will have a painting from my art collection Dreammaker, Heartbreaker and stories from that may be pertinent for...

Snow that melts when it hits the road

I have been fortunate enough to have been reintroduced to my roots lately. I see the deep, harrowing loneliness and isolation of my childhood and teenage years. I remember how I would have given all of my reflective capabilities, all of my depth for just a few moments...

The big empty

Today I have spent all day, filming a video about the making of core art. It has been the perfect thing to do in the midst of an incubation period. The art show is closed now, unsold paintings are back at the studio and the future lies ahead, unknown. I think this was...

Building the foundation of a painting

  Today it’s canvas making day in the studio again. It is unspectacular work. Tighten, staple, turn, repeat. Work that my mind scorns and scoffs at. But as I listen to Dan Burke’s music and work, pausing at times to smooth the canvas, feel the gritty...

Working with the full range of emotion

Working on this painting, nothing went in flow, but I got to know my colors very well. Let’s just say Bismuth Vanadate Yellow and I aren’t going to be friends soon. Slowly, ever so slowly, I am finding my painting mojo again, step by step as my overloaded...