A New Year’s Resolution – Heading into Year 5!

It’s hard for me to believe that 4 years ago – at the start of 2014 – I made a New Year’s Resolution to be creative. Before that I was creative off and on, often while taking a class, but never consistently. I wanted to be creative on a regular basis and find what interestedContinue reading “A New Year’s Resolution – Heading into Year 5!”

New Year, New Banner

I thought it would be appropriate to design a banner that better represented what I do. So, why not a sketch of my painting setup? I’ve kept my bear in there, on the can holding the brushes. If you are wondering what’s with the bear – read my about page. The New Year, has given me aContinue reading “New Year, New Banner”

Starting the year off right with a painting.

It felt so good, to set up yesterday – take my paints out, tape down the paper, fill the water – just go through the process. I’ve missed it. I’ve painted only sporadically during the holiday season. Setting up is kind of a calming. I had no idea what I wanted to paint, I just knew I wanted to getContinue reading “Starting the year off right with a painting.”

9 Tips to Help You Keep Your New Year’s Resolution

My 2014 resolution was to be more creative. I came across a note I wrote six months in, “just pull out the paints.” Now, four years later, I realize keeping a resolution isn’t that simple. I know my success has been much more specific than that. There are ups and downs to any resolution. There areContinue reading “9 Tips to Help You Keep Your New Year’s Resolution”

What the numbers really mean…to me.

212 posts published! 100+ pieces completed in the last 6 months! 300+ followers! 797 comments – your comments, encouraging me and motivating me! 578 days keeping my creative resolution unmeasurable – the joy I feel living a creative life I’ve been blogging for a year and a half and during that time creating art has became an integral part of myContinue reading “What the numbers really mean…to me.”

My Creative Resolution – a year in review.

As the first anniversary of My Creative Resolution approaches, I decided to look back and see what I worked on this year – what mediums I choose. It was surprising to me that during the first two months I painted with acrylics. I think it was something I’ve wanted to do for a long time. I evenContinue reading “My Creative Resolution – a year in review.”