Food, Glorious Food!

I’m so enjoying illustrating food and kitchen items for my latest course A Painted Palate We have so much time on our hands now as activities are limited with our current Global Pandemic so I have found it relaxing to pull things out of my pantry and refrigerator and just sketch!  I’m handwriting recipes in both journals and on cards and …

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A Painted Palate – My Latest Online Course

I believe that every family weaves their stories around the kitchen and dinner table. Most of my memories are wrapped around a traditional holiday meal, cooking with my grandmother and even shoulder to shoulder talks with my sisters as we dried the dishes every evening. The kitchen is the HEART of the home and if you’re like me, you have …

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Love + Loss + Art – with Danny Gregory

I spent an hour with Danny Gregory talking about our similar journeys of losing our spouse and how one continues on in the aftermath. Danny’s genuine insight and perspective provided some valuable tools – most importantly being present in your art. I hope you enjoy Episode 3 of Postcards from the Road as much as I did!       …

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Not Afraid of the Fall

Episode 2 of The Wandering Artist Podcast is now available! I’m excited to share this conversation with my friend Kyle James, author of the #1 Best Selling travel book, Not Afraid of the Fall You can find Kyle’s book, Not Afraid of the Fall on Amazon and his Instagram feed is HERE. You can also listen to Postcards from the …

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The Corona Chronicles

Art in the time of Corona . . . These are unprecedented times. As I sit writing this article, I am on Day 42 of “social distancing,” a new, and likely never to be forgotten phrase that defines the state of our world right now. We are in the midst of a global pandemic. It almost sounds like the beginning …

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Marrakech, Morrocco- Part One

“Africa was the most exotic place I could conceive of—the end of the world—and I knew I would go there one day.” ~ Henning Mankell Ever since I was a teenager in the late 70’s, the desire to visit Morocco has been strong. The exotic countercultural appeal to artists, writers, rock stars and adventurous travelers always stirred an urge to …

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Travel Sketching Tips

I am often asked about my process when sketching during my travels.  Although it varies depending on the time I have or the places I go, I do have some basic guidelines I follow.  To help you get started “sketching on the go,” I have outlined a few tips to send you on your way to creating treasured journals of …

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I am a Guest on A Maker’s Story Podcast!

I loved being interviewed on this Podcast by Rachel McGough and Linda Barutha from A Maker’s Story!  We had a fun conversation about gathering creative tribes together.  I hope you will listen in!  You can find more episodes of A Maker’s Story HERE!  

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Enjoy My Podcast!

“What did a happy ending even mean in real life, anyway? In stories you simply said, ‘They lived happily ever after,’ and that was it.  But in real life people had to keep on living, day after day, year after year.”   –Scott Westerfeld