Category Archives: Adventures of ARTSY GIRL

Art and photography retreat in Central Oregon

Amazing weekend at our latest Ignite the Heart retreat. This one was held at my home in Sunriver. It was absolutely everything we could’ve hoped it would be! Amazing creative women with a zest for life…time to reflect and create…see … Continue reading

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iPhoneography and encaustic class

“The best camera is the one you have with you.” Great quote…you’d be surprised what your little phone can do. Learn how to take amazing iphone images with the best apps, composition and lighting (all in studio and in the … Continue reading

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A creative life is the best life

Three years ago I walked away. I’d been living this creative, colorful life for years and I closed the door with a little crack to let the light in. I love teaching 3rd graders and it is abundantly clear that … Continue reading

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My word for 2015

Commitment….That’s my word for 2015. This word can conjure up scary images of runaway brides on the Hallmark Channel or a personal trainer berating a person in the face of a new diet plan. It may even give a visual … Continue reading

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Paintings (photography too!) Edward hopper style

You could say I’m a “noticer” of many things. In fact, I get stimuli overload pretty easily…but the good news is that beauty seems to pop out at me everywhere. Art in particular…and how light is portrayed in art. My … Continue reading

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