Art Dolls: To Sell or Not to Sell?

  Yesterday I had a really lovely lady contact me and ask me if I ever sell digital images of my art dolls, so that others could use them in their own art. She sited a couple of art doll examples of which I have been sharing my process of creation on my Periscope shows. […]

Creativity as Active Meditation – I Confess I Play With Dolls

Most of my weeknights are devoted to “me time” where I may write or create art, either on my computer or craft table, or curled up in a comfy chair in my studio.  I know that I am blessed to have this opportunity for self-reflection at this time in my life. Not many in the […]

Art is Meditation

Meditation is the act of quieting the mind or in the words of Deepak Chopra, “Meditation is not a way of making your mind quiet.  It is a way of entering into the quiet that is already there – buried under the 50,000 thoughts the average person thinks every day.” The process of making art […]

Coping with Copying

  One of the most common complaints within our industry and our community is that some copy the work and artistry of others, usually without offering any credit to the originator.      I stumbled on a blog post today by Leonie Dawson on How She Deals with Copycats and I thought it was probably about time […]

Artists, Scrappers, Art Journalers – We Need Your Help

This is the project I mentioned we were about to do to support my cousin’s 16 year old son Derek while he is going through such a difficult and traumatic time in his life.    If you haven’t already read my blog post about his story you can find it here.   Derek is the son […]