I’m a Published Artist!

I’m a Published Artist!

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When it comes to planning your way toward an envisioned future, milestones work much in the same way that markers along trails do. When a given milestone is encountered, that marker communicates that you’re moving in the direction you envisioned and that your efforts are paying off as you anticipated. — Sexy + Soul-full Earlier … Read More

My Love – Hate Relationship With Instagram

My Love – Hate Relationship With Instagram

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Great artists are careful not to do all of their art for public consumption, so that their creativity is not unduly determined by external motives, e.g. trends, accolades, money. — Tom Neal I have a love-hate relationship with Instagram. On the one hand, I really enjoy the community of friends and acquaintances with whom I … Read More

How I Found My Artistic Vocabulary

How I Found My Artistic Vocabulary

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A couple of years ago, I took a workshop called “Fine-tune Your Artistic Voice” taught by ceramicist, Elaine Henry. At the time, I didn’t think I had an artistic voice—I felt very much like a copyist. I had been taking lots of classes on CreativeBug (like Lisa Congdon’s Sketchbook Explorations) and most of my drawings … Read More

The Happiest Year of My Life (So Far)

The Happiest Year of My Life (So Far)

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One year ago today, I did something that, at the time, felt very risky. In fact, y’all, I was scared to death. On October, 11, 2016, I announced that I wanted to become a full-time artist. That may not sound like a big deal to you, but to me, it was a huge deal. Part … Read More

A Glorious Freedom

A Glorious Freedom

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Two years ago, as Sexy + Soul-full was going to press, I started looking for potential endorsers. Writing to total strangers, especially people I admire but whom I don’t know, was a huge stretch for me. Asking them to read my book and write an endorsement was a gigantic stretch. Basically, I’m a total introvert … Read More

What I Did on my Summer Vacation and How it Changed My Life

What I Did on my Summer Vacation and How it Changed My Life

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Recently, I made a very big decision. I want to share with you what happened because what you see here will soon be very, very different. First, a little back story. I took the entire month of August off. This was my first summer vacation in a long, long time and it was packed with … Read More