Live Art by Michelle Pier at the 2015 Electric Island Festival in June

This year’s Electric Island Festival (EIF) on Guam will be featuring Michelle Pier, creating art live. Combining art and music is a match made in heaven. Electronic dance beats will be thumping, art in the making, and lights shining across the festival. I plan on using fluorescent paints of different kinds, to maximize the lighting …

Solace: An art exhibit based on “The Madam,” depicting reality of human sex-trafficking

Solace is an art exhibit inspired by locally-produced film project “The Madam,” depicting the realities of human trafficking and violence against women. Rubyjane Buhain-Redila, who starred in the film, is featuring her artwork with a few featured local artists (myself included) at the upcoming exhibit. Rubyjane shared this about her experience and reason for creating …

Time-lapse Video of the Tree of Wisdom Painting from Start to Finish!

You may have seen my previous post showing the progress of the Tree of Wisdom painting. The piece is finally finished, and I’ve compiled all the footage of the process from start to finish. Here is a time-lapse of the painting, to music: “Firestone” by Kygo ft. Conrad Sewell.

A Rare Family Gathering + Miscellaneous Creative Adventures

Some photos from the miscellaneous events and gatherings over the last week, including: Artist appreciation night by GIFF (Guam International Film Festival), before they debuted the Spring Showcase on Saturday April 18th. Other adventures included grandpa/grandson surf session, a captured rhino beetle, and a multi-celebration (3 birthdays and my parents’  42nd anniversary) with my family …

Bonus Creative Session for April & Extra Painting Creations

This weekend I held a BONUS Creative Session, an extra painting workshop this month. Normally sessions are held the first Saturday of each month, but I threw in another session this month, and might add more in the very near future. 🙂 We had a great time, I also created this little sunset piece, and …

Creative Indeed Exhibits Art at the Guam International Marathon Expo

This weekend was the Guam International Marathon. Friday and Saturday were the EXPO days, featuring registration booths, vendors from Guam businesses and artisans, and entertainment. I displayed a variety of my artworks, got a cool event shirt, and had some great conversations with some awesome people. It was inspiring to see how many people participate …

Creative Indeed is Now on Instagram & Giving Away Art!

Hafa adai everyone! Creative Indeed is now officially on Instagram! To kick things off, I’m going to be giving away a 6″x8″ commissioned original artwork of your very own. TO ENTER: Like this photo and comment what kind of art you’d like to see from me. Repost for an extra entry, and be sure to …

Painting Party During the Lunar Eclipse on Guam

This Saturday was a full moon, lunar eclipse, and a painting party night! I had a private Creative Session with a wonderful group of ladies (and a curious kitty). They were inspired by a photo of an island and a turtle, so we let it evolve from there. My classes aren’t so much of an …

Happy Easter from Guam!

We celebrated Easter yesterday on Guam, and the weather was beautiful! It was fun day filled with a lot of colors, family, friends, and food. The kids also had fun playing the parachute game, as well as other adventures and mischief of course).            

The Adventures of Maleficent the Fairy Doll

When I was about ten years old, I got into making little fairies out of wire, embroidery thread, silk flowers & leaves, and beads. I stopped after awhile, but apparently my mom kept all my supplies in containers. I got a hold of it all recently, and eventually busted it out for a friend’s daughters …

April Creative Session at Guma’ Tasa, Full of Color

April is in full effect, and today was kicked off with some painting fun at Guma’ Tasa. We had some abstract designs, scenery, and imaginative pieces created on the spot. Creative Sessions are held every 1st Saturday of the month at Guma’ Tasa. I provide supplies for acrylic painting, and you get to come and …

Guahan Napu Holds 8th Rick’s Reef Classic Surf Contest

Another Rick’s Reef Classic in the books! The 8th annual surf contest featured a high number of competitors this year, and was a fun day for the whole family. Results, as posted from the Guahan Napu Facebook Page: 2015 Rick’s Reef Classic VIII surfing, body-boarding and stand-up paddle surfing contest winners (Barrigada, Guam –– Sunday, …

Creation Spotlight: Black, Red and Gold Floral Painting

This piece has been in my mind’s eye for some time now, a darker painting with metallic colors for the floral design. I actually did this piece to go along with a photoshoot I recently did. As it goes with any of my pieces, especially the ones with metallic paints, different lighting situations change the …

Creation Spotlight: Gold and Blue Spiral Painting

When I got back into painting in 2008, I started by creating a spiral, with one color. I needed the simplicity at the time, as painting with two babies to care for wasn’t easy to do. I gave myself permission to keep things really simple by starting with one color, one motion. It turned into …