How to make homemade watercolors

Here we are, about half way through summer break. If your kids are anything like mine, they already bored! I got a cool little art project for you, that also has a healthy dose of science project mixed in... Let's make Homemade Watercolor Paints! This is what you will need: Measure 1 cup baking soda,... Continue Reading →

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Where art goes to die.

After we create our art, years down the road, what happens to our art? Where does it go to die?

Custom Tattoo Designs

I drew these tattoos a while back but recently the clients finally got inked. I've sketched tattoo ideas for myself in the past but this is the first time someone has inked my design on themselves. It's an honor, truly. Original sketch. Tattoo artist rendition on final ink. Love it! Original sketch. Left: Final tattoo... Continue Reading →

#NationalHandmadeDay

Today is National Handmade Day. Yeah, there's a day for that. In celebration of this fabulous day, I thought I would show off a few things I have been working on lately. Even though the products are not homemade, the art is. So, that counts, right? Wolf and Feather Watercolor Tote  |  $20.00 Spring Fling... Continue Reading →

Creative block: the struggle is real

I never wanted to be a "starving artist". I attended art school to learn graphic design skills so that I could make a living at my craft. Maybe that's the practical side of me; which is always at fighting with my creative side. So, I became a graphic designer because being a fine artist was... Continue Reading →

Little Wren Watercolor

I know spring must be near because I had the windows open and could heard bird singing this in the backyard. Birds are some of my favorite subjects to paint and draw. I saw a photo of a Purple-Crowned Fairy-Wren and couldn't resist paint it. Also, these Wren's are found in Australia and I don't... Continue Reading →

Art For Sale

This week, work was very stressful, and frustrating. A bang-your-head-against-a-wall kind week. Although, it wasn't as bad as the guy who accidentally sent out a Nuclear attack warning to all of Hawaii. Sorry, dude. But, there was a bright, shining spot in the week when I sold an original piece of art! {Insert angels singing here.} It was a... Continue Reading →

Watercolor Aspens

My favorite time of the year is Fall, followed closely by winter. Yep, I am a winter lover. But by far, fall is the best. The only problem...it doesn't last long enough! Living in Colorado, the annual migration from the city to the high country for Aspen peeping is a tradition in our house. It's... Continue Reading →

Watercolor Christmas Gift Tags

I ask...is it too early to think about Christmas? The last two nights I have let the creative girl inside me win and stay up late and paint. Like, past midnight-late. Really, I am a night owl but I have a day job, and kids, and commitments that prevent me from staying up late and... Continue Reading →

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