Life isn’t easy

This is hard. I mean really really hard. I don't know what I did with my time before nursing school. Oh yeah I did my art! I was looking at my mandala painted garage wall yesterday and two people in my family said that it wasn't finished. They wanted the whole wall...

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Life Challenge Accepted

Don't worry.  You haven't missed anything.  I literally have been blocked this whole time.  So I have stopped to reevaluate exactly what has happened.  I am an artist.  I have always been.  However, the art has changed my entire life.  I think it is changing again....

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Privacy option: BLOCKED

I'm totally stuck in a slump. I'm worried about everything and spinning my wheels getting nowhere. Everything Ive drawn has become dark. I stopped drawing it even though I had these images in my head. Finally I decided to get them out of my head and on paper hoping to...

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Zentangle 101

I've looked at my patterns lately and thought I would dissect them for you.  I have certain patterns I use for character traits.  These are patterns used often to show ideas like strength. stability, and movement. These half circles I've used to show movement.  When I...

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Adulting

Sometimes you have to adult whether you like it or not. You have to adult when you pay your mortgage, your taxes or buying a life insurance policy. Sometimes you have a running toilet and you get 145$ water bill. Other times you wake up to a flat tire and have to miss...

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Scorpio

I mentioned in my bio that my family is my muse. The experiences I collect with them are filed and saved for a rainy day.  Every once in a while a moment stands out. For instance...... A few days ago I was driving my daughter to her friends house. A girls trip, that...

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God Created

I had a few epiphanies while I was gone I had more time to think and I do my best thinking when I'm painting. Seeing people's reaction to my art definitely boosted my confidence in what I do. I knew my family liked it and I liked it but to hear random people...

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Is this real life?

I'm finally home. I didn't even realize how long I had been gone or how hard I worked. I hit the ground running when I got to Indiana. I was up at five thirty, (most days) and home by eight or nine and in bed by ten. I spent my days painting, drawing, meeting new...

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Curtain call

I can't believe it's over! I can't believe I did it. We, my team did it. This was the largest undertaking I have ever completed since college I think. It was an amazing time. I met so many wonderful people who helped me throughout the week. The baker lady and all of...

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Under Water

Have you ever felt like you were drowning? Maybe this has happend to you. Maybe you had friends that would dunk you in the pool or you've had dreams of drowning. That lack of oxygen, how the pressure gets to your head, your face just wants to burst open for that big...

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