What’s to Come for Creative Indeed in 2016

Ready or not, here we come! Every day is a new day, and here we are at the start of a new year cycle. It’s important to remember other cycles in our lives though. Rhythms and routines are everywhere, in nature, our bodies, our behaviors. The way I have built my life in the last …

My 10 Most Memorable Experiences in 2015

What a year of surprises! Between painting on a wedding dress, travel to Asheville, live art at the Electric Island Festival, receiving the award for Home-Based Business Champion of the year by the SBA, and so much more, it has been eventful to say the least! Looking back, these are some of my most memorable …

A Beautiful Successful Day at the 2015 Holiday Craft Fair

What a beautiful day we had at the Holiday Craft Fair yesterday! The turnout of vendors and guests was great, and the weather was perfect! Maybe a little windy for some of the vendors, but we never had a drop of rain, woohoo! We had over 70 vendors, and a crowd of about 1000 throughout …

Behind the Scenes of the Dramatic Cat Commission

The final piece of a recent commission collection is finished! A dramatic cat painting, done in a non-abstract style for once. Black, white and green are the palette and an alert kitty gives the staredown of both curiosity and readiness. Decided to sketch it first to try to get the proportions to look okay.  This was …

Commissioned Artworks: Nutcracker & Sunflower

A recent commission project that came up was to do a Nutcracker painting as holiday decor, and a Sunflower painting. There is also a cat piece, but I haven’t started that one yet. That’s next! Here is the process for the Nutcracker & Sunflower pieces: