Archive | Inspirations


Ideas that surface for the sake of distilling them into a visual pieces of artwork!

Blackford School New Building

Blackford School renovation benefits students and community


August 20, 2013 Contact: Marla Sanchez Communications Specialist Direct: 408-341-7254 Office: 408-364-4200   Blackford School renovation benefits students and community New “net-zero” energy-efficient building is a model for others August, 20, 2013; Campbell, Calif.  For students, completing Blackford School’s new “net-zero” energy multi-use building means faster lunch lines and a new place for assemblies […]

Trends in Modern Gifting

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Gifts are a wonderful thing.  We all love to give gifts and we all love to receive them. As as artist I get the cool opportunity to be on the inside scoop of secret gift giving.  Meeting with clients to collaborate surprise painting for their spouse, best friend, family member or colleague. In these times […]

Red leaf lettuce - great with raspberry basamic vinegar!

InspiRED Shades of Color

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Nothing gets my blood pumping more than stumbling on inspiration, especially when I get inspired by something simple like the color red!  A walk down the farmers market today brought something to my attention more so than other days. The color red. Plum Tomatoes So with camera in hand and inspiration and appetite in tow, […]

Bear Crossing!

Riding High

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Blogging is something that I would have thought was pretty simple, especially since my mind is an ever circulating vortex of ideas and inspirations. Needless to say with all of my ideas and such I get stifled on what to write about and share. I have realized that blogging doesn’t necessarily have to be something […]

New tile workspace - All finished!

Torch Stories – Part I

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I am the type of person that learns pretty quickly if I watch a demonstration or see something visually. If you want me to do something, show me once and I pretty much get it. Lectures and a bunch of talking doesn’t quite do it for me.  Show me something and I will remember it! […]

Sunny pencil cannister

Shades of February

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A little color goes a long way. In the past few days in my travels I have encountered a pattern of early springtime.  Yellow.  It’s everywhere and the funky moods that parallel it are pretty significant. So I thought to capture it in this blog… so relax, put your feet up and enjoy! Sunny pencil cannister […]


Savoring the Flavoring

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Food.  Gotta love it…. the flavors, smells and the colors. Hmmmmm  food is one of the things that SO impsires me. I love foods such as Thai, Japanese, Cuban, Brazilian and in the last couple of years I have really enjoyed the magic of Indian Food.  When we were on vacation in 2008 I had an Indian curry […]

Little Miss S.A.M.i

My Mini Muse

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I never thought I would be one of those “dog people” where I talk about my dog where ever I go and tell funny stories of the tricks that she recently learned or post photos of her all over my Facebook page. Yeah, I am one of those people and I won’t apologize for it.  […]