Newsflash: Local Artist Turns 40 and Feels Stuck or Uninspired…

It’s been a funny month.  Without going into too much detail, I basically lost my mojo for the last few weeks.  Normally I don’t have to look too far, or too long, for artistic inspiration.  This was different.  I was feeling truly stuck.  I had no desire to make anything at all, except dinner.  (I […]

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Dollhouse Daydreaming: How to Create An Art Dollhouse PART ONE

Recently, for the past few months, I had been brewing over the idea of slowly creating an art dollhouse.   An art dollhouse is a dollhouse that you do art to.  (There’s quite a wide spectrum here as you can imagine).  How to get a hold of a dollhouse was step one… What to do to […]

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What To Do With A Finished Art Journal That You Simply Cannot Stand: A Texture PLUS PanPastel Tutorial

I had this mess of an art journal a while back.  It was one of my earlier art journals where I was still unsure of my process.  I had made the book myself and I liked that part about it; the structure, the size, the heavy paper weight, etc.  The cover was made from a […]

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The Tipping Point: Upon the Cusp of Greatness (Art Journaling Greatness, That Is!)

  Do you ever feel like you’re on the brink of something great?  Like you’re about to arrive at a destination that, in order to reach, has taken maybe years of hard work, perseverance, and dedication?  Sometimes on this journey, you didn’t even know you were heading in this direction, but now, upon the cusp […]

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Rubber Stamp Carving Added, Water-Media Art Journaling Doesn’t Stick, and Kirby Aurora has a Candid Photoshoot!

  I was recently asked to offer Rubber Stamp Carving, one of my all time favorite workshops!  Sooooo, here it is:  Monday August 15th from 1pm to 3pm.  Only $20 and you can carve as many stamps as time permits.  All materials are provided!  It’s super quick and easy.  My favorite rubber is Soft Kut brand; it […]

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