encouraged me over the last couple of years I have been discussing this project, to stop being afraid of it, and start creating works of art that will embolden other women to explore their inner wild woman and rise above societal expectations of their appearance, value, and place in society.
Apparently I am, and it’s time to hold myself accountable. I recently started a new art challenge to force myself to work on new techniques and make time for studies to flesh out existing projects. I let myself get discouraged by the first project because it didn’t turn out well and I started working on … Continue reading Are you ever afraid of your own ideas?
I have a dear friend and fellow artist in the Pacific Northwest who exchanges art and letters with me vial mail. Her name is Betty, and we have worked on collaborative projects and shows over the years, after meeting on social media. A few months ago, I mentioned adding memes to my list of goals … Continue reading Artist Review: Betty Taylor
Returning to the Garden Photo One: LavenderPhoto Two: HoneysucklePhoto Three: Iris Over the last few weeks, I have established a daily gardening routine because I have been distracted by current events. It consists primarily of going outside to work on a myriad of existing garden chores and long-neglected projects in whatever order strikes me as … Continue reading At the Byrdhouse: Saturday, April 18th
This is a quick post to share my first week of projects for the #jan202020creativechallenge with you. I will write about the individual pieces of art once the project is completed. I need to get back to work in the studio for today's sketch. Day 1: Osprey Day 2: Eurasian Eagle Owl Day 3: Kestrel … Continue reading #jan202020creativechallenge Week One Projects
In the last few weeks I have been doing a lot of reading about personal branding and content marketing. As I slog through articles, take notes, and try not to feel overwhelmed by the volume and complexity of the tasks ahead of me, I am also working on sketches for my personal brand. This is … Continue reading New Branding Preview