JUST A QUICK UPDATE

EVERY CREATIVE MOMENT IS A CREATE HEAL THRIVE MOMENT Hello!  It's going to be a while before I start to blog again.  I have a huge deadline for an exciting project I'm working on.  I can't wait to tell you about it! In the meantime, I am updating the look…

BOHO ILLUSTRATION INSPIRATION

I collect nature items because I always try to draw illustrations from real objects not just reference photos. I have an exciting drawing project coming up (tell you about it when I'm done) where I need to come up with a bunch of new illustrations. So I decided that I…

UTMC HEALTH SCIENCE CAMPUS ARTIST SHOWCASE

I was honored to be the guest speaker at the University of Toledo's Health Science Campus Artist Showcase this past Friday.  I had a great time meeting all the artists and sharing my message of creative wellness. Check out how creative people in science are! Here's a small sampling of…

THINKING OF SPRING RIVER PHOTO WALK

We've had a mild winter so far so life along the river has been quieter.   It makes me think of spring  a bit earlier than usual which makes me think of planning for summer.   Summer means going to Lake Michigan, exploring and being outside as much as possible.…

ART FOR YOUR HEALTH: CREATIVE MINDS, AUTISM & ART THERAPY

Check out this week's "Art For Your Health" Headlines... The Secrets Behind the Most Creative Minds of All Time Art Proves Life Altering For Boy With Severe Autism Art Therapy Offers Health Through Creative Process “Expressive art therapy integrates all of the arts in a safe, non-judgmental setting to facilitate…

ADD COLOR TO BLACK & WHITE ART JOURNAL PHOTOS

A great inexpensive way to use all the inspiration photos that I take (I'm sure you take a lot of photos too) is to print them in black and white on plain old copy paper. By printing them in this way I'm not using up color ink, expensive photo paper…