Wednesday Link Love

Sheila Atchley is one of my favorite artists to follow on social media. Her art is beautiful and she has a way of writing about life, family, and faith that makes me remember what is truly important. Her latest post about sustainable joy is well worth reading. Annie Hamman's Solo Art Auction begins today at noon! [...]

Shades of Blue

Hello, friends! Just wanted to pop in quickly with a quick update on what I've been working on lately. School is wrapping up for the year and baseball season is officially over, so I'm hoping to have a little more time for my art practice through the summer. I've been exploring watercolors a lot and [...]

Paris in the Springtime

Happy Tuesday, friends! Today I'm dreaming about France and my "someday" bucket list trip. I was lucky enough to travel to Paris on a family trip when I was a teenager. That was a long time ago and we mostly stuck to the main touristy things, but it was definitely an incredible trip. Now that [...]

What You Don’t Know

I hate getting up early but do it anyway to make sure I get my workout in. I love to run and have completed several half marathons with more to come! My husband & I are super into craft beer and he's trying to open a brewery. I have a collection of vintage teacups that [...]

Society6

I just wanted to let you all know that I've started adding some of my digital art to Society6. I'll continue adding more pieces as I complete them. Right now, there are a few different ways to order prints, but I'll be adding other items later, like cards, iPhone/iPod cases, pillows, clothing, and even leggings. [...]

Art Crush

Good morning - happy Monday! I hope you had a fantastic weekend. We were busy busy busy on Saturday with housekeeping and visits with friends, but I was able to find some time on Sunday afternoon to sit down and play. I worked a little more on the small-scale series I've been sharing on my [...]

Oil Pastel Portrait Makeover

My friend Robin Laws recently shared a new technique she has been studying. She was inspired by a Spanish artist named Guim Tio, who is known for using magazine pages as a starting point for his abstract portrait makeovers. Some of his work: His work is much more expressive and abstract that I have dared to attempt (yet), [...]

Welcome

I’m so glad you’re here! Let me tell you a little about my story... In school, art was my least favorite class because I couldn't make my assignments look like the teacher's. I compared myself to my classmates who had more natural ability (or maybe they simply worked harder to grow their skills than I did). I grew frustrated [...]