Summer, Summer, SummerTIME!

Posted on Jun 5, 2019 in blog
Summer, Summer, SummerTIME!

Phew! It’s been a wild couple of months! I’m still working away at my #the100dayproject and also preparing for a show in August and September at the Frame Gallery in Athens, AL. Also, it’s summer which means a full house of kids and activities. Also, also I’m trying to keep my Etsy shop stocked and […]

My 2019 #The100DayProject

Posted on Apr 17, 2019 in blog
My 2019 #The100DayProject

It’s that time again and I am here for it! I’ve talked about The 100 Day Project before here and here and here, so this is my 2019 explanation post. This year, I’m making according to these parameters:• 5×7″• lots of neutral colors• sell them in my brand new Etsy Shop! I’m still donating $5 […]

Excavation Book

Posted on Mar 7, 2019 in blog
Excavation Book

I’ve been working on a book to go with the Excavation series of paintings. Here’s a video of me showing it and discussing some of the thoughts behind it.

I won’t get tired

Posted on Feb 25, 2019 in blog
I won’t get tired

I’ve spent a lot of time with my fear. I call it by different names. Sometimes it looks like working on a different project. Sometimes it looks like cleaning up my studio space. Sometimes it looks like sitting on the couch watching tv and crocheting. Sometimes it looks like me spending too much time on […]

Looking forward to 2019, looking back to 2018

Posted on Jan 4, 2019 in blog
Looking forward to 2019, looking back to 2018

Looking back at what went well in 2018 and what I’d like to do in 2019.

Leaving a Mark

Posted on Oct 22, 2018 in blog
Leaving a Mark

Sometimes things take a long time to germinate. This pieces are about that process. In May 2017, I was talking with my friend Divyam and we wanted to explore using an earth tone palette since neither of us where particularly drawn to brown. I broke out all my siennas and umbers. She and I had […]

Well that was a weird month

Posted on Sep 5, 2018 in blog
Well that was a weird month

I realized sort of all at once this past month that my whole creative life wasn’t working for me anymore. I’ve been hustling for so long that I couldn’t see that I’d drifted far, far off course. After an anxious couple of weeks, I realized I needed desperately to reprioritize and cut some things from […]

Weekly Recap: August 6-12, 2018

Posted on Aug 15, 2018 in blog
Weekly Recap: August 6-12, 2018

Monday, August 6 A couple of inchies! Tuesday, August 7 Working in a traveling journal today. Finished this shawl I’ve been working on for 3 months. Wednesday, August 8 Trying a new thing! Thursday, August 9 My first spread for Season of Seasons at Get Messy. Friday, August 10 Rest day! Saturday, August 11 A […]

Weekly Recap: July 30-August 5, 2018

Posted on Aug 6, 2018 in blog
Weekly Recap: July 30-August 5, 2018

Monday, July 30 Started a two week inchie challenge with my friend Debbie. Tuesday, July 31 These inchies are so fun!! Next in the series! Wednesday, August 1 People keep telling me this one looks like an abstract whale. I don’t have a problem with that. Thursday, August 2 Second in the series done. Those […]

Weekly Recap: July 23-29, 2018

Posted on Aug 6, 2018 in blog
Weekly Recap: July 23-29, 2018

Monday, July 23 I took the pieces of my 100 Day project and turned it into a book! Tuesday, July 24 Rest Day. Wednesday, July 25 Working on the Season of Season videos for Get Messy! One of four yarn projects I’m trying to finish! Thursday, July 26 No work today! Friday, July 27 Working […]

Weekly Recap: July 16-22, 2018.

Posted on Jul 26, 2018 in blog
Weekly Recap: July 16-22, 2018.

This week was big adventure week! Loved it all!! Drove to Asheville, NC to meet up with Caylee and Lauren to do the Get Messy 2018 Summit which is where we plan for next year at Get Messy. Lauren’s mom, Jessica, and Sarah showed up for the weekend so we had a lovely art retreat […]

Weekly Recap: July 9-15, 2018

Posted on Jul 15, 2018 in blog
Weekly Recap: July 9-15, 2018

Monday, July 9 98/100: Love Stamps. Tuesday, July 10 99/100: The Seahorse. I made some journals. The red one is for me for a class I’m starting and the purple one is for a friend. Wednesday, July 11 100/100: Hearts. Wednesday marked the end of the 100 Day Project which I celebrated by donating $280 […]

There are Jerks on the Internet, Film at Eleven

Posted on Jul 14, 2018 in blog
There are Jerks on the Internet, Film at Eleven

Ok, I’m gonna rant here for just one hot minute. Mostly just to remind myself of this moment in time. This morning I got up to a dude on Instagram posting on one of my pics: “Craftsmanship at work here.” It was on a word post I had made to advertise the end of my […]

I finished the 100 Day Project

Posted on Jul 12, 2018 in blog
I finished the 100 Day Project

I did it! I did it! I finished The 100 Day Project! It was amazing and I loved what I accomplished these past 100 days! I raised money for charity! Yay!! $280 is going to an LGBT youth services program in Alabama. The Shoals Diversity Center has a support and community building program for LGBT […]

Weekly Recap: July 2-8, 2018

Posted on Jul 8, 2018 in blog
Weekly Recap: July 2-8, 2018

Monday, July 2 91/100: Gold Coin. Tuesday, July 3 92/100: Memory. Wednesday, July 4 93/100: Algae #5. Thursday, July 5 94/100: So Gold. Friday, July 6 95/100: Two Waves. Saturday, July 7 96/100: The River. Sunday, July 8 97/100: Gray Leaves.

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