Week in Review 2023 – 02/03

Half Way There Is your glass half full or half empty? The reality is the same. It is all a matter of perspective. As an artist not only do I do the work of creating, but I am my boss and coach. Therefore, I work hard at quieting the self doubt, insecurity and other negative… Continue reading Week in Review 2023 – 02/03

Week in Review 2023 – 01/27

HIIT I am not drawn to HIIT (high intensity interval training). Instead I am more of a low, steady and focused type. I could also be described as plodding and methodical. It works for me, especially when tackling a piece based on the Pillars of Creation. Yet, this week I found myself in HIIT mode,… Continue reading Week in Review 2023 – 01/27

Week in Review 2023 – 01/20

Surprise! Surprise and serendipity go hand in hand for me. It happens when I observe the aligning of two moments, experiences or even visual scenes. What might be at any other moment incongruous, becomes congruent. What surprises me is how often this leads to a time of deeper understanding or getting past a hurdle. One… Continue reading Week in Review 2023 – 01/20

Week in Review 2022 – 12/30

Beginning to End In the beginning there is an idea. Where do my ideas and inspiration come from? Many artists answer that question “from nature.” I could say the same, but that is both accurate and inaccurate. My ideas are more like a nagging pebble in a shoe. I know I have hit on something… Continue reading Week in Review 2022 – 12/30

Week in Review 2022 – 12/23

Let the Celebration Begin Let’s celebrate all things big and small. It’s the season of light. If you live in the northern hemisphere, as I do, then you know the importance of bringing light into your life as we cope with the short days and long nights. If you are fortunate enough to live in… Continue reading Week in Review 2022 – 12/23

Week in Review 2022 – 12/16

Vulnerable Vulnerability goes hand in hand with being artist. It is uncomfortable, scary and it has a flip side. Can you guess what that is? I believe allowing oneself to be vulnerable results in courage, self-confidence and even growth opportunities. Just typing that out feels very, very vulnerable. Half Empty One way I open myself… Continue reading Week in Review 2022 – 12/16