ANNOUNCING: My New STUDIO SPACE!!!!!!

YES, that title needs to be in CAPS and with as many exclamation points as possible, because this is a dream come true for me. This is a huge step in the right direction for me, something I’ve wanted for so long. I have so much more space to work with, and I’m excited to …

April Adventures of Life, Love & Laughter on Guam

At the end of every month I share photos from all the random adventures of my life between paintings. There is never a shortage of nature captures, fun in the sun, friends, family, and miscellaneous shenanigans. April’s batch of fun imagery is no exception!

Adventures of March Memories in Photos

What a month! It isn’t even quite over yet. March continues to march to the beat of its own drum, urging us all to do the same. So many surprises, travel, simple adventures in nature, risks and rewards, hard work, reflection, captures of beauty, letting go, spring break at the pool, the beach & the …

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 …

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:

Year-End Original Art Promo Before Prices Go Up!

Hafa adai beautiful people of the world (yes, YOU)! I have an amazing array of original art pieces (all acrylic paintings on stretched canvas) available for sale. You can view them at http://CreativeIndeed.net/art or you can also arrange with me to see them in person (contact info below). I will be at the Holiday Craft Fair at …

An Amazing Adventure at Jonas Gerard’s Art Studio & Gallery

Previous posts detailed my trip to Asheville, North Carolina for a business retreat as a part of the Uplevel Academy Gold program that I am in. I shared about the retreat, and then did a whole post on my explorations of downtown Asheville as well as a post just for my explorations of the River Arts District in Asheville. …

Why I am not offended by the offer of “exposure” in exchange for my work

You know what I’m talking about. Creative artists of all kinds get asked to donate their work or talent for a fundraiser, charity event, or whatever other production, in exchange for “exposure.” Some feel offended when asked to “give our talent for free.” I don’t. Here’s why. I’m specifically referring to the unpaid opportunities that come up …

Guam Art for Sale: High quality prints & more on Fine Art America

So I recently listed my artwork for sale on Fine Art America, and am now able to offer high quality prints on a variety of things like canvas, metal, cards, pillows, duvet covers, tote bags, phone cases and more. I have been going through the process of getting everything all set up, and so far, …

Artist Profile Photo Shoot by Robert Camacho

I recently had the pleasure of doing an artist profile photo shoot with an amazing local photographer, Robert Camacho. The photos will be used on my website and other promotional materials. I had a lot of fun, and it feels amazing to get professional photos done (this wasn’t the first time, but now my hair …

I Puti’on (the Star): A Time Lapse Painting Video & Photos

Now that I’ve cleared out the big pieces from my room, I finally got to start on some long-awaited pieces. The first one on the easel is “I Puti’on” (which is Chamorro for “the Star”), a commissioned piece. I really enjoyed this one, a lot of warm and cool contrasts with metallics throughout. The Star …

Q&A with Michelle Pier, artist, in the Marianas Variety Guam

It’s been a week in the news for me! This weekend I had the honor and the pleasure of being featured in the Mariana’s Variety Sunday edition “People” Q&A, a fun interview section. Thank you Mar-Vic Cagurangan for getting in my head, it was fun! Also, thanks to Jonathan Abella for the photo! Here it …