Making Time for Art

One questions I'm always asked is how I make time to make art all the time. I have three busy kiddos, I am a full-time art teacher at a local high school. I am an adjunct art teacher for an online school, and I live on a farm with animals that require lots of care.… Continue reading Making Time for Art

Artwork, The Workshop

The Workshop | The Art of Whimsical Collage Faces

I'm always and forever going back to faces--I love the human face, the faces of animals, the faces of completely ambiguous characters. Faces tell a story devoid of words. Nothing is more fun than grabbing some on-hand supplies and making messy collage art that yields beautiful, dimensional results. Everyone's creating process is different, organic and… Continue reading The Workshop | The Art of Whimsical Collage Faces


Questions I’ve Been Asking Myself Lately

I believe the personality and emotion of an artist is like the sea. There are high tides, low tides, and an ebb and flow of things. Waves are made by some sort of resistance or changes in the water. Creativity is the exact same way. There are creative times, and times of drawing blanks, or… Continue reading Questions I’ve Been Asking Myself Lately


Easy 4th of July Fireworks Art

The Fourth of July is one of my favorite days of the year. It's a lazy holiday and requires very little prep work, unlike Christmas or Halloween. When the fourth rolls around, I always try to make the day fun for my girls. To celebrate the holiday, we usually paint fingernails and toenails and do some… Continue reading Easy 4th of July Fireworks Art


Drawing Andean Flamingos

Recently on Planet Earth, I watched the episode where the Andean Flamingos did their mating ritual--prancing back and forth through the water, heads held high. It was peculiar and amazing! It also inspired my most recent Procreate drawing: a whimsical, colorful sketch of three mid-dance flamingos! Check out my Youtube channel for more time-lapse… Continue reading Drawing Andean Flamingos