class review: 52 painting class

September 23, 2015

Back in March of this year I joined Mati McDonough and Faith Evan-Sills on a year long journey of painting in their online course 52 Paintings: Exploration, Self Discovery and Community through Painting. Unfortunately for me, the beginning of class coincided with my shoulder surgery and I was unable to participate until early this summer. […]

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redlinedesign: sketchbooks as inspiration

March 02, 2015

I have been keeping sketchbooks and journals for as long as long as I remember. They are a huge source of inspiration for me and are filled with postcards, notes, writing, sketches and lots and lots of color. I have shared a few images of my sketchbook pages over the years and am excited to […]

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Whats in your toolbox – part two

April 22, 2013

  This week in what’s in your toolbox, we will be spending some time talking about some different tools I use for painting. From the beginning of my creative education I was always taught, as I think I have mentioned before, to purchase the best possible supplies that you can afford. For my painting supplies, […]

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Whats In Your Toolbox – Part One

April 03, 2013

When you begin a creative practice or a creative business there are some tools that can be indispensable for making your life easier. Today I am going share a few tools to have on hand to get you started, no matter what direction your creativity takes. A place to work: your creative space does not […]

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the Makerie – Photo Journal Day Two

April 30, 2012

The first morning of the Makerie and I stepped outside to an array of color from the blooming lilac bushes. Anticipation for the beginning of this creative journey growing immensely inside me, I took a few moments to breathe in the fresh air and absorb the spring colors surrounding me. Lilacs are one of my […]

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100 Wednesdays Weeks 3 and 4 Paintings

March 30, 2011

Its been a few weeks since Get Your Paint On finished but I wanted to make sure that I shared my final projects with you. This week I have Weeks 3 and 4 and once I complete week 5 I will post it for you. Week 3 was all about color. Lisa and Mati introduced […]

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100 Wednesdays: Week 2 – Painting

February 16, 2011

Week 2 Painting with Mati and Lisa. This week was to find a subject matter or artist that inspires you as your starting point and create a piece based upon it. My inspirations for the week included: Picasso, Orla Kiely and Jessica Swift. The Picasso piece is petite fleur and I chose it as the […]

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100 Wednesdays: Painting

February 09, 2011

A few weeks ago, I signed up for Get Your Paint On, a five week e-course given by Lisa Congdon and Mati McDonough. I had no idea what to expect, except that I would be painting for the next 5 weeks. What do I know about painting? Just what I have learned in the few […]

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