Mandalas speak to me

My new mandala is called ‘Light Awakening’. The intention for this mandala was the feeling of inner gifts bursting forth. New talents and awareness becoming consciously used in the world. So that was the feeling I started with. And with no image in my mind, I drew a simple circle on the black paper. My(…)

Creating Mandalas

I’ve recently fallen in love with mandalas! They are an awesome new creative discovery for me. It’s like I am having a shift in my art and mandalas are the best ways to express the new energies. My pastel painting are very detailed and larger sized so they take some time to produce. But the mandalas are pretty(…)

Dolphins and blue water

It was my dream to swim with dolphins in the wild. Several years ago, I traveled to Bimini island in the Caribbean to do just that. It’s a place famous for its ties to the Atlantis legend and the Bimini Road (square underwater stones suspected to be remnants of Atlantis) It was an amazing journey(…)

Accomplishing dreams

Being creative is almost like drowning in a sea of ideas! Sometimes goals and dreams seem too big or too complicated to accomplish it all. What do you choose? How? When? Why? Where? It’s easy to let doubts or procrastination delay the attaining of what we want. Those delays are a necessary part of things. There is a(…)

Taking risks

I’m standing on a cliff looking out into the sky. There is mist all around me and I can’t see the ground. I can’t even see three steps ahead of me. But I know it’s a cliff I’m standing on. It will take a leap of some kind. A leap of the mind, the spirit, or something… The(…)

Believe in your creative vision

My most favorite quote, by Martha Graham, keeps me going and inspires me to share my art and message even in times of doubt. As artists it’s normal to have doubts, blocks, and fears that get in our way. But it is important that we continue to share our vision and express what comes through us.(…)