Category Archives: Art Studio

Have You Reached a Verdict?

My husband and I enjoy watching good courtroom dramas in films and on television. In each, there’s always that moment where the judge turns to the ladies and gentlemen of the jury and asks, “Have you reached a verdict?” I’m

Have You Reached a Verdict?

My husband and I enjoy watching good courtroom dramas in films and on television. In each, there’s always that moment where the judge turns to the ladies and gentlemen of the jury and asks, “Have you reached a verdict?” I’m

A Craft That Worked — Almost!

Those of you who’ve followed this blog for a while already know that while I might talk about craft projects and even get excited about them, the plain and simple truth is that I’m not a crafty sort of person, and

A Craft That Worked — Almost!

Those of you who’ve followed this blog for a while already know that while I might talk about craft projects and even get excited about them, the plain and simple truth is that I’m not a crafty sort of person, and

Who’s Inking?

Earlier this month I asked the question: Who is doing Inktober this year?   Here are a few bloggers who will be participating in the Inktober challenge. I will continue to update the list throughout the month. If you’d like

Who’s Inking?

Earlier this month I asked the question: Who is doing Inktober this year?   Here are a few bloggers who will be participating in the Inktober challenge. I will continue to update the list throughout the month. If you’d like

Note to Self

Recently my art time has been devoted to drawing. I consider drawing a foundational skill for all other art. I’m sure that as my drawing ability improves, my oil paintings, watercolors, and pastels will get better, too. And when I

Note to Self

Recently my art time has been devoted to drawing. I consider drawing a foundational skill for all other art. I’m sure that as my drawing ability improves, my oil paintings, watercolors, and pastels will get better, too. And when I

How I Know I’m an Artist

When I began learning to draw in June 2015, I was anything but an artist. At that point, I didn’t really consider myself a beginning artist, or even an aspiring artist. Any title with the word artist attached was too far-fetched

How I Know I’m an Artist

When I began learning to draw in June 2015, I was anything but an artist. At that point, I didn’t really consider myself a beginning artist, or even an aspiring artist. Any title with the word artist attached was too far-fetched

The Great Berry-Hunting Adventure

If you’ve followed along on my art journey for a while, you know already how much I love September. For me, it’s a bit like the start of a personal new year.  It’s a time for new resolve, a time to

The Great Berry-Hunting Adventure

If you’ve followed along on my art journey for a while, you know already how much I love September. For me, it’s a bit like the start of a personal new year.  It’s a time for new resolve, a time to

More from Julia Cameron

I’m guessing that most readers of this blog are probably well-acquainted with Julia Cameron. She’s the author of The Artist’s Way, subtitled A Spiritual Path to Higher Creativity. I don’t think anyone can deny that art is a spiritual experience and that some

More from Julia Cameron

I’m guessing that most readers of this blog are probably well-acquainted with Julia Cameron. She’s the author of The Artist’s Way, subtitled A Spiritual Path to Higher Creativity. I don’t think anyone can deny that art is a spiritual experience and that some