Spark: The big reveal

Today is the big reveal for Spark 12, a project in which artists and writers are given words or images as inspiration for visual or written pieces that are completed over 10 days. Today is day 27. And it has been such a pleasure to participate in this. I was given a poem written by […]

CED: Big

This month’s theme for Creative Every Day Challenge was “big.” This is the one piece that I managed to do specifically for this theme. It’s a mixed media work on what used to be scrap paper, catching splatters beneath other paintings and drawings I had been working on. This is my favorite way of letting […]

Spark: Day 1

I’m participating in Spark: art from writing, writing from art. It’s an event in which artists and writers respond to each other’s works over a 10-day period from today through May 27. Participants sign up and the organizer e-mails the inspiration piece for the works that will be created. Each person gets a different piece. […]

Inspired by Oprah

“…You are not the product of your circumstances. You are a composite of all the things you believe, and all the places you believe you can go. Your past does not define you. You can step out of your history and create a new day for yourself. Even if the entire culture is saying, ‘You […]

Sketchbook Challenge: Can’t resist

I stumbled upon the Sketchbook Challenge recently and thought I’d join in the challenge of creating work based on a theme, much like I have been doing with Leah’s wonderful Creative Every Day Challenge. I can use all the challenges I can get to keep me creating. This month’s Sketchbook theme is “Can’t Resist This!” […]

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