Trends in Modern Gifting

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,...

InspiRED Shades of Color

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...

Riding High

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...

Torch Stories – Part I

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...

Shades of February

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,...