AnOther JOurnal COmplete

Finally finished another one of my signature journals. This one has been patiently waiting for a long time. Detail of a TAP (Transfer Artist Paper) transfer on the journal cover.         Sweet tweets to you xox

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 […]

Fabric Giveaway Winner + New Classes

The winner of the fabric giveaway posted in THIS blog post is Lucky #7 – Jo. Jo will received a Priority Mail envelope stuffed with fabric bits from my own stash, just perfect for fabric sketching or any other use she may want to put them to. Congratulations to Jo and THANK YOU to everyone who […]

Life Book 2014 Class Winner Announced

Wow! You all made it so hard for me to choose just one winner for Life Book 2014. I so appreciate those who took the time to give an honest, personal, well thought out and insightful answer. My reason for asking you to give me three reasons why you want to take the class was […]

Your House Should be a Poem

We’re doing a blog hop over at the Sketchbook Challenge Blog. This month’s theme is Houses & Hideaways – one of my favorite topics. I was instantly reminded of a project I did for Angela Cartwright and Sarah Fishburn’s 2007 book, In This House. (Wonderful book, BTW). The first and easiest decision to make was […]

And the Winner is…

  Hello #23. You are the winner of Gina Armfield’s No Excuses Approach to Mixed Media Collage DVD.   What? You don’t know who you are? So, sorry. I shall call you by name – Congratulations, MARVA of Purple Paint’s Muse.   —————-

No Excuses Art Journaling

My dear friend, Gina Rossi Armfield, has a wonderful, helpful book coming out tin December. I must admit I am biased. I am one of the contributors to the book. Funny thing, because before I started following Gina’s approach, I was full of excuses for not journaling. No time. Not good enough. Couldn’t find the […]

Oh Deer!

I am one of the new kids over at the Sketchbook Challenge blog.  Many thanks to Sue Bleiweiss for inviting me to be a part of this amazing group and talented artists. Little did I know, when I interviewed Sue on my Art & Soul Radio show, that months later I would actually be stepping […]