Behind the Art

How to Sell Without Being Salesy at a Craft Fair

In the world of selling at craft shows, there will be good days and bad days, there will be people who want to buy your stuff and people who won't,...

How to Sell Without Being Salesy at a Craft Fair

In the world of selling at craft shows, there will be good days and bad days, there will be people who want to buy your stuff and people who won't,...

October Newsletter: The Importance of Rest and ...

Finishing a mural, a weekend of dedicated art time, new art products, a mindful artist retreat, and not a single art fair.Despite the list of things I did in October,...

October Newsletter: The Importance of Rest and ...

Finishing a mural, a weekend of dedicated art time, new art products, a mindful artist retreat, and not a single art fair.Despite the list of things I did in October,...

September Newsletter - Back in Elementary School but Still an Artist

September Newsletter - Back in Elementary Schoo...

From Artist to Art teacher. September is always a crazy time of year for me as I jump back into the life of being a full time art teacher. September...

September Newsletter - Back in Elementary Schoo...

From Artist to Art teacher. September is always a crazy time of year for me as I jump back into the life of being a full time art teacher. September...

August Newsletter - Illustrating Childrens Books, Time with Family, and Up North Adventures

August Newsletter - Illustrating Childrens Book...

The final summer month, for a teacher at least. Next month I am back in the classroom and I'll likely be forced to slow down on the artist front. Before...

August Newsletter - Illustrating Childrens Book...

The final summer month, for a teacher at least. Next month I am back in the classroom and I'll likely be forced to slow down on the artist front. Before...

Constraining Your Art to Further Your Growth

Constraining Your Art to Further Your Growth

Watercolor started as just a convenience for me. I was chair bound due to undiagnosed hip pain and getting up to wash the acrylic paint off my brush wasn’t an...

Constraining Your Art to Further Your Growth

Watercolor started as just a convenience for me. I was chair bound due to undiagnosed hip pain and getting up to wash the acrylic paint off my brush wasn’t an...

So I'm an Children's Book Illustrator Now

So I'm an Children's Book Illustrator Now

It's official! I can add illustrator to my resume. It was so much fun to work with local author Kathryn Egly to illustrate her story. It's a sweet story based...

So I'm an Children's Book Illustrator Now

It's official! I can add illustrator to my resume. It was so much fun to work with local author Kathryn Egly to illustrate her story. It's a sweet story based...