Asbestos Awareness Week

I was surprised to learn that people are still suffering from exposure to asbestos. I thought asbestos was a thing of the past. We all know how bad it is for our health and that it has to be removed very carefully from old buildings ....more

Painting Until The Cows Come Home

I am getting ready to hole up in my art studio for a creative marathon....more

Stopping At A Rest Area When You Are Alone In The Dark

How do you feel about rest areas? How about if you are alone and it is dark? Do you stop? ...more

Kickstarter: Abstract Tree Paintings For Art Lovers And Tree Huggers

I’m launching a kickstarter today! I know, it all seems so sudden. I was recently accepted into an art show in Albuquerque ....more

Jewelry Artist Heather Fleshman Featured on Art Wednesday

Heather makes beautiful jewelry and hair ornaments. She has them for sale in her Etsy Shop: Penny Joules. Please take a look when you finish reading her post ....more

Artist Sandra Gea Featured On Art Wednesday

I am so happy to have my friend Sandra Gea featured today on Art Wednesday....more

Beauty Is Only Soul Deep

When I was a child I received many messages about my physical appearance. Some were good. Little old ladies (hey, they were probably my age now, but I was a kid and that is how I remember it) would stop my mom in the store to go on and on about how beautiful my big eyes were and how lovely my curly, brown hair was ....more

This Is Not Compassionate Parenting

I am participating in a worldwide writing movement to speak for compassion today. Please visit this link-up to read what others are writing about compassion and help us share our posts so we can bombard the world with compassion today and tomorrow. Thank you! ...more

Artist Adrian Beuses Featured On Art Wednesday

I hope you enjoy my interview with Adrian Beuses on Art Wednesday this week. I certainly enjoyed his answers to my questions. His love for creativity shines through his words and I think he needs to put this quote, “Learn with your mind, speak your heart.” on a T-shirt ....more

10 Tips For creating Fine Art Paintings With Small Children

1. Go Big. Get a giant piece of paper or canvas to work with ....more