Resistance is more than the brave people who worked during WWII to defeat the Nazis. I’m talking about resistance, the Nazi within. We all have it, and I think creative people have many close encounters with the beast, probably once a day or so. As an artist, I walk into the studio every day with … Continue reading Resistance–we all feel it
Hello gorgeous, Resistance sucks donkey balls! (I got that expression from a friend in NZ haha.) Have you noticed how you don’t feel any resistance when you go out partying or watching TV shows? But as soon as you decide to do something that you really WANT to do, something worthwhile, resistance sets in. You … Continue reading Resistance sucks donkey balls!
New year, can you believe it? We begin with a bang thinking that this year will be different. We’re going to shed all bad habits, take up good ones and finally break through THAT resistance, and vanquish all procrastination. I have news, we are still who we were on December 31, but I can see … Continue reading New year, new inspiration, still old me
Spirit dolls seem very popular these days. This month I sold out all of my painted clay faces in my Etsy shop Earth and Faery. I had to get busy making more. I had this great idea to make a Green Woman version of the Green Man. It has been a great success, so far. … Continue reading Spirit doll tutorial video
Fear is not your friend unless it warns you to get off the railroad tracks as the train is coming. There are so many levels of fear, and the most insidious one is the fear that stops us from fulfilling our calling (to be artists or other forms of expression.) I was talking to a … Continue reading fear is not your friend
The struggle is real when it comes to creating something out of nothing. I have yet to meet an artist for whom the art flows freely all the time. Every encounter with the canvas is a challenge, but some days are better than others! Thank God for that. I find that crafts are so much … Continue reading The struggle is real