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Curriculums and Dreams

Hello Hello! My mind is filled with curriculums and dreams because I’m filming my first online class (hopefully) by December! Woohoo! I’ve been teaching in person classes for a few years now and I love it, but am so excited to try this new medium, well a new medium for me.I have so many class ideas rollin around in my head, but there is one I’m obsessed with and from talking with folks I believe you’re going to love it too. This class is a deep dive into dreams and painting them in a mixed media style in an art journal. Layered and luscious these art journal spreads will evoke the feelings you had when you were visiting this place while you slept. I can’t wait for you to be a part of it! Let me know in the comments if this kind of class gets your creative juices bubbling-I’d love to know! This image … Keep Reading…

I’m writing a story

I’m writing a story about a girl who dreams of maps. She doesn’t know it yet, but the maps are of real places, and even locations for lost treasure. I’m drawing the pictures first from a simple outline of the plot which is bringing a lot of interesting discoveries to light. It’s like the story is unfolding on the paper as I paint. It’s so fun and a little spooky, which I love! ‘Building a Mystery‘ if you will – thank you Ms. Mclachlan. A deeper dive into what I mean is when I finished the first illustration of Magdalena I realized I had painted a big skeletal hand which wasn’t part of the outline at all. I just sort of started painting it and thinking that this hand is the ‘delivery system’ of all these maps to Magdalenas’ dreams-make sense? Kind of like the connector between their world to our world. I’m not entirely … Keep Reading…