• Life

    Happy World Kindness Day!

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    Did you know today is World Kindness Day?  It’s a holiday established in 1998 by the World Kindness Movement and is celebrated in multiple countries around the world.  The aim of the day is to promote and spread kindness throughout the community and world.  Today let’s celebrate all acts of…

  • Artwork,  Life

    November Project: Gratitude Doodles

    November Gratitude Doodles Project blog cover

    November is right around the corner and I’d like to do something special for the month.  It’s been a tough year for so many people.  It feels like the world could use more togetherness and thankfulness for what we do have.  For the month of November my goal is to help send…

  • Adventures,  Life

    6 Favorite Autumn Spots That Inspire

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    If you’re in the Northern Hemisphere, you’ve likely noticed the trees have been turning beautiful colors this past month.  According to the NYS Fall foliage report this week the colors in the Finger Lakes and Southern Tier region are at peak.  The next week or so may be your last…

  • Art Tip,  Life

    7 Ways to Find Motivation

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    It’s been a weird year.  If you’re anything like me you’ve had moments where you’ve lost your inspiration and motivation at times.  I thought I would share some of the ways that I regain my motivation to create when I find that it has slipped away.  Get Outside Get outside. …

  • About Artist,  Art Tip,  Artwork,  Life

    100 Day Project 2020 Reflection

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    If you’re a follower of my social media, you probably already know that I recently finished the 100 Day Project.  The 100 Day Project is a challenge hosted mainly on Instagram where different creators pick their own project and rules and then spend 100 days completing the project.  This year…

  • Art History,  Life

    Spontaneous Collaborative Art

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    Photo by @alexis_delilah via @cleowade I wanted to share with you one of the coolest pieces of collaborative art that I’ve ever seen that is happening right now. This 60 foot sculpture of Confederate General Robert E. Lee in Richmond, Virginia unveiled on May 29, 1890 is currently scheduled to be…

  • About Artist,  Life

    Rest

    Quote graphic. "Rest when you're weary. Refresh and renew yourself, your body, your mind, your spirit. Then get back to work." by Ralph Marston

    I decided on a last minute change for this week’s blog post.  I had originally planned an art history topic, but this week has gotten away from me and I didn’t feel like I would be able to give it the full attention that I wanted to give it.   That…

  • About Artist,  Life

    The Inbetween

    Quote Graphic. "In the universe, there are things that are known, and things that are unknown, and in between, there are doors." by William Blake

    Have you ever found that when you’re in the middle of a transition, that there’s a certain feeling that is associated with it?  Maybe you’re starting a new job and leaving an old job, moving to a new house having already packed up your prior home, getting ready to expand…