Category Archives: Digital fine art

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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Wondering if you’re still there? (Also…an amazing pilgrimage to Santa Fe)

Hello, from CrazyLand! My 3rd grade teaching position and current role as taxi driver of teens has kept me absolutely entrenched in my off-line life. I miss you all. ‘Thinking I might start up the MPG engine again. Are you … Continue reading

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Core Desired Feeling #1

In her book, Danielle LaPorte states: Knowing how you actually want to feel is the most potent form of clarity that you can have. Generating those feelings is the most creative thing you can do with your life. The whole gist of … Continue reading

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Airstream Thanksgiving

  We did something different for Thanksgiving this year. As in I-don’t-have-to-cook-let’s-get-the-heck-out-of-Dodge different. I loved it…really loved it. There’s something about hiding away in a small space out in the elements with all of the daily distractions left at home. In … Continue reading

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