I’m an artist!

I’m so grateful to be teaching children the beauty of art. Art makes me feel like the world is mine and there are no impossibilities. I’ve been decorating a classroom. It’s been taking over my days. But I can’t rememebr a time when I smiled so much! I had to remind myself of home andContinue reading “I’m an artist!”

Art is a Process

This past weekend I went WAY back to my humble beginnings on Skillshare. In some ways I feel as though I’ve not made progress. On the other hand I feel I have. Time and time again I look at my work and notice: 6. A lot of the new art for my new book isContinue reading “Art is a Process”

Show-Up

which brings me to showing up. There’s going to be lots of bad art. I get that now. Show up anyway. Nothing more than showing up has given me the courage to play and embrace ideas. To once and for all, listen. Big Magic is an amazing read. I came into this year seeking toContinue reading “Show-Up”

E-book is here!

My book is here. Did I just upload the file and hit submit? Yup. Now I wait, until I receive confirmation that everything is ready for printing and press.  Thank you amazon. Thank you wonderful person. Funny how the tables turned. Yesterday I felt this nudge in my heart. It yelled, I knew you couldn’tContinue reading “E-book is here!”

Do it wrong

  I’m so glad I know who Seth Godin is. I want to be a Linchpin. I am a linchpin. A few days ago I was having this conversation, a conversation that I come back to a lot. A father can’t play legos with his son because the father has to build the right way? IContinue reading “Do it wrong”

indecisiveness irks me

  Talk about repainting and repainting trees. Last night I felt this tree needed more contrast. I keep going over the story and paintings. This is my first book and I want to get it right. I spent hours editing my Ana and George book. I realize that I I’ve been working on it wayContinue reading “indecisiveness irks me”