Archives for January 2014

Does this (F)Word Ruin Your Day?

After a long and busy day in the studio, I sat across from my husband at the dinner table, sighed and said, “I’ve been flitting all day. I got a lot done, but nothing feels complete because I flitted from one thing to another.” Flitting that’s the (F)Word that is ruining my day. Or is […]

Double Book Giveaway Winner is…

    Loretta of Halt, Stop, Forget, Relax is going to be doing the happy dance soon – she just won a copy of Quotes Illustrated AND No Excuses Art Journaling according to Congratulations, Loretta! Didn’t win? I’d still love to share a peek into each book with you- my work in Gina’s’s book […]

Red Thread Retreat Registration Now Open

An invisible red thread connects those who are destined to meet regardless of time, place or circumstance. The thread may stretch or tangle, but it will never break. Chinese proverb GRACE NOTES with Lesley Riley A Red Thread Retreat – October 16-2, 2014 I do not at all understand the mystery of grace – only that it meets us […]

Out of Print Quotes Illustrated Giveaway!!!

 Fellow artist and friend Gina Rossi Armfield and I have cooked up a giveaway that you are sure to love. We are both crazy about getting you to make more art – me through Quotes Illustrated, my book of inspiring and motivation quotes, and Gina through her book, No Excuses Art Journaling. So we’re both giving away […]

Quotes Illustrated Call for Art Registration Ends Jan 19th

  How can a #1 Amazon bestseller get any better? By adding more amazing artwork and inspiring quotes. On December 24, 2013 I issued a Call for Art for the next edition of Quotes Illustrated being republished this November by North Light/F&W Publishing. The response has been overwhelming and I’m excited to see the artwork that is already […]