A Magical Mother Blessing & Creative Art Session

This weekend not only did we have another awesome Creative Session where we painted, talked, laughed and painted some more, but I also decided to bring a Creative Session to my dear pregnant mama friend Amanda. She’s been wanting to make it to a Session but hasn’t so far, and baby’s arrival is getting close, …

2012 Luna Festival: Guam’s Annual Creativity Festival!

2012 marks the 4th year of the annual Luna Festival held around the full moon in October at Jeff’s Pirates’ Cove, on Guam. This music, arts & crafts fair is becoming the creativity festival of the year. Attendees are encouraged to come in costume to enjoy this day full of fun, imagination, magic, great food …

How to sustain a creative vision and trust the process over time

I believe in almost-instant manifestation, as I’ve experienced it. I’ve also experienced that some manifestations take quite awhile to become tangible. Looking back about 4-5 years ago, I was in a really dark place in my life.  I couldn’t see any light at the end of the tunnel, but I could IMAGINE it sometimes. There …

Creative Spotlight: Fire in the Gypsy

Today’s Creation Spotlight is featuring a 3-panel painting titled “Fire in the Gypsy.” I’d like to give a behind-the-scenes peak into the painting process, so a time-lapsed video clip is in order. Scroll down to view it. Quick stats: Acrylic paint on 8″x24″ panels of stretched canvas. This was a fun painting. I enjoy the …

Recipe for a Good Day: Classical Creative

Classical Creative Ingredients: Mini cleanse (rinse face, change clothes, shower etc. anything to feel fresh) Big glass of water Your favorite sketchbook, journal, etc. Muzio Clementi radio or similar lively classical piano Guidelines: Nothing bad can come of this recipe, in any order, combination, or amount. I feel good with at least 10 minutes, 20 …

2012 Luna Festival October 20th at Jeff’s Pirates’ Cove on Guam

Facebook Event Page QUICK FACTS *A creativity festival: celebrating art, music, crafts, imagination, community, nature, dance, poetry and everyday magic. *Come in costume, enjoy great food & drinks and interactive entertainment, & vendors displaying and selling goods & services. *Saturday, October 20th, 2012 from 12 noon until 8pm *At Jeff’s Pirates Cove in Ipan, Talofofo, …

Recipe for a Good Day: Magical & Wise

Magical Day Ingredients: *Loreeena McKinnet music or other peaceful sounds. *Candles, essential oils, whatever “goodies” you’ve got on hand *Sage or other dried herb bundle (you can even make one from dry sage leaves you can find at the grocery store) *Create a (literal or imaginary) sacred circle of space around yourself, envisioning a wash …

Out Beyond Ideas…that is for sure! (photoblog from Fairy Congress)

I am back from the Fairy Congress and am bursting with love and inspiration. I really am. Have you ever felt like so much of you has been transformed, integrated and shifted, that you just don’t know where to begin to explain those changes to people? Well I feel a bit that way right now. …

Recipe for a Good Day: Funky Creative Tribal

Ingredients: *Funky house clothes, comfortable *Broom & dustpan *Blank paper, canvas, favorite untensil/medium *Depending on your music tastes: Goddess Alchemy Project, Djembe Tribal Drumming, or Drum ‘n’Rhythm on Pandora *Optional: A lit candle, or essential oils (try orange or lemon), your favorite scarf or necklace or other Directions: Get comfy, put on your favorite feel-good funky …

Creative Spotlight: Enkindled Spring

Inspired by one of my favorite poems by D.H. Lawrence, this abstract drip-style painting holds a textured vibrancy, evoking new life energy wherever it is placed. Specifics: 16″x20″ (40.64 cm x 50.8 cm) acrylic on stretched canvas. Extra special stuff: Handwritten description comes with the painting, as well as an option to personalize the piece. …

Recipe for a Good Day: Earth Connection

Earth Connection Ingredients: Bare feet, light comfortable clothing (indoors or outdoors) a sage bundle, burning (optional) any plant life/earth/soil/stones silence, or if you want some music to help set the vibe, try Drum ‘n’ Rhythm or Peace music Directions: as much physical contact or space sharing you can create the better, or simply continually envision and …

Thoughts on Creating Eco-friendly Art

So, “eco-friendly art.” I’ve thought about this for a long time, but only now am I feeling a bit more “serious” in bringing it to fruition. I want to create beautiful art that is (more) eco-friendly. I’m thinking nontoxic, minimal waste, and preferably using immediately available resources. I’ve been feeling called to bring my work …