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A Life-Changing Opportunity in Amsterdam

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NOTE: Even if a trip like this is out of the question, I hope you will read through this because there may be some aha insight for you that can make a difference. I’ve learned that you never know how, when or where inspiration will come.  , I’m Lesley Riley and I’m teaching a Red Thread […]

It’s All Happening at the Zoo

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That’s what it feels like here in the studio, a zoo. Do not feed the animals! Do not pass go. Do not stare at the monkey.  I’m the monkey and I’ve been busy juggling way too many things. And it’s not over yet. But I wanted to touch base with you because I feel disconnected.  […]

What Will Your Verse Be?

If you are reading this, chances are you have been under the influence of Robin Williams. He gave us so much for so long, in so many ways. You can’t get inside of all those characters unless they already live within you. I know Robin Williams well, not only through his movies and stand up, […]

Meet the Artists Part 6/Last Day of the Giveaway

WELCOME to DAY 6 the final day of the kick off for my latest book, Creative Image Transfer: 16 New Mixed Media Projects Using TAP Transfer Artist Paper. Over the last FIVE days I have introduced you to the 10 contributing artists and their thoughts and experience on working with TAP Transfer Artist Paper. Some, […]

Meet the Artists Part 5/Day 4 of the Giveaway

WELCOME to DAY 4 of the kick off for my latest book, Creative Image Transfer: 16 New Mixed Media Projects Using TAP Transfer Artist Paper. Over FIVE days I am introducing you to the 10 contributing artists and their thoughts and experience on working with TAP Transfer Artist Paper. Some, like Seth Apter and Pam […]

Meet the Artists Part 4/Day 3 of Giveaway

WELCOME to DAY 4 of the kick off for my latest book, Creative Image Transfer: 16 New Mixed Media Projects Using TAP Transfer Artist Paper. Over FIVE days I am introducing you to the 10 contributing artists and their thoughts and experience on working with TAP Transfer Artist Paper. Some, like Seth Apter and Pam […]

Meet the Artists Part 3/ Day 2 of the Giveaway

WELCOME back to the kick off for my latest book, Creative Image Transfer: 16 New Mixed Media Projects Using TAP Transfer Artist Paper. Over FIVE days I am introducing you to the 10 contributing artists and their thoughts and experience on working with TAP Transfer Artist Paper. Some, like Seth Apter and Pam Carriker had […]

Meet the Artists – Part 2/Day 1 of the Giveaway

WELCOME to DAY 2 of the kick off for my latest book, Creative Image Transfer: 16 New Mixed Media Projects Using TAP Transfer Artist Paper. Over FIVE days I am introducing you to the 10 contributing artists and their thoughts and experience on working with TAP Transfer Artist Paper. Some, like Seth Apter and Pam […]

Meet the Artists: Part 1/Announcing Daily Giveaways

WELCOME to the kick off for my latest book, Creative Image Transfer: 16 New Mixed Media Projects Using TAP Transfer Artist Paper. Over the next FIVE days I will be introducing you to the 10 contributing artists and their thoughts and experience on working with TAP Transfer Artist Paper. Some, like Seth Apter and Pam […]

Studio Space Outside the Box

It’s About Space In a 2010 survey that I conducted over 1500 artists said, SPACE, or rather the lack of it, was the second most common problem artists face. Space to work, space to store supplies, and, especially (in my case), space to think. Some of you are blessed with lovely, large studios, a place […]