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!
Doodle art mania has been happening here in the studio lately. I took some watercolor paper and cut it down into postcard rectangles. Then I watered down the surface and added acrylic paints and inks to get some background to doodle on. I made a YouTube video of the process. Each postcard is unique, and … Continue reading Doodle art mania in my studio
Fear of failure anyone? I have experienced a lot of resistance lately as I’ve been stretching myself to create more complicated sculptures. I have always enjoyed making them, but if I make too many of the same style, I get bored. I have been wanting to make more Santos cage dolls, and I found some … Continue reading Fear of failure
Why Monday is a great day to start a new week of possibilities–in my opinion. A clean slate, with so many paths to take. Mondays are brand new! I don’t work a 9-5; if I did, I might not see Monday as something to look forward to, but I spend my time doing things that … Continue reading Why Monday is my favorite day of the week.
Paper clay is so much fun to work with. I don’t know the difference between paper clay and air dry clay, but they are both easy to work with. I like to make little bowls and paint them. It’s actually relaxing and satisfying to paint funky patterns without pre-planning. I use Plus paper clay: I … Continue reading Paper clay bowl with painted mandala