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Get Messy x MALALA

Remember a week or so ago when I posted this and said it was part of a Secret Project?   Well the Secret Project is ready! I got the opportunity…

Weekly Recap: September 11-17, 2016

Sunday, September 11, 2016 Today I had to break my 254 day streak. I had emergency gall bladder surgery and unsurprisingly didn’t feel like working.   Monday, September 12, 2016,…

Bad Days, Imposter Syndrome, and Joy

Last Friday I had a bad day. Accumulated tiredness from coming home from Dragon Con and getting back into the swing of our daily routine, I guess. I wanted to…

Weekly Recap: September 4-10, 2016

Sunday, September 4, 2016, 248/366 A couple of pages in my Wired to Create journal. Monday, September 5, 2016, 249/366 Worked a few more rows of this scarf. I might…

Organizing My Creativity

As an artist, I try to make something every day. Imagine it. I walk into my studio when the mood strikes, sit down, am flooded with ideas, and then I effortlessly…

Weekly Recap: August 21-27, 2016

Sunday, August 21, 2016, 234/366 Ahhh, The Cure. I have a lot of feels about this band. Those formative years are a thing and The Cure figures prominently in a…

Turning Pro

I bought The War of Art in February after practically the entire internet suggested it as one of “The Must Reads” for artists. The book is very Hemingway-manly in both…

Weekly Recap: August 14-20, 2016

Sunday, August 14, 2016, 227/366 I’m loving this size journal to work in. This is another page in my Season of Music journal for Get Messy.   Monday, August 15,…

Why I Make Things

As I am preparing for applying for a show at a local gallery, I’ve been writing a bunch of supporting documents to turn in with my application. One of those…

Weekly Recap: August 7-13, 2016

Sunday, August 7, 2016, 220/366 Working in my Wired to Create Journal and thinking about how traveling allows me to think differently about all kinds of things and gives me…

Weekly Recap: July 31-August 6, 2016

Sunday, July 31, 2016 213/366 My friend Katie, of Punk Projects fame, and I are doing shared journals. She’s making one and working on it and then sending to me…

Weekly Recap: July 24-30, 2016

Sunday, July 24, 2016, 206/366 This collage is 12×16″ and is going to be about honey.   Monday, July 25, 2016, 207/366 Working on composition here.   Tuesday, July 26,…

Weekly Recap: July 17-23, 2016

Sunday, July 17, 2016, 199/366 Had an excellent weekend with friends. Caught a few minutes of crochet in the car on the way home before the sun went down.  …