Women are amazing. Every day I’m inspired by their daring, talent, passion, and persistence.
Last weekend, I started looking for a simple quote for the blog and stumbled upon…Read More
This week in the studio I’ve been splashing color on blank mini canvases, watercolor paper, and art journal pages. Piles of colorful backgrounds made with inks, paints, and colored pencils are spilled across the table.
How can I add layers to create story art from these beginnings?
How can I make something that will make me smile and think spring as I wait for warm breezes, fresh cut grass, garden blooms, and the farmer’s market?
What are my favorite memories and moments of spring?
Need a little bit of Monday morning inspiration? I know I do.
I’m starting my day with a blank canvas, or two, or ten.
I will be splashing color on mini canvases, art journal pages, tags, and cards.
If I DARE to want less WINTER and more SPRING, I’m gonna have to bring it - to my craft table.Read More
Create, the second word in our “One Word” series, means to produce or make, especially something innovative. I’ve always been curious about the idea of “being creative”. We’re often told creativity or talent is an undefinable, unnamable something. Only a few people are born with “it” and the rest of us “just aren’t creative.” I say baloney.Read More
It’s that time of the year when we all make resolutions, or change habits in the hopes of making our lives and ourselves better. Sometimes it even works. One of my old creative habits is writing morning pages as described in “The Artist’s Way.” I’ve been doing it a long time. It helps get the junk out of my head so the creative part can work. In that same vein, I’m working on the “My One Word” idea. You pick a word and consider how it fits in your life and what it really means to you. Here at Sunporch, we’ve decided to do a “One Word” series.Read More