There just isn't enough hours in the day! This is my number one excuse for why I don't make more artwork, why I don't exercise like I should, why the dishes aren't done ect. Who has time when you work 40+ hours a week come home make dinner, have a little time to fuck around... Continue Reading →
I find that creating goals and milestones is a great way to keep myself motivated. Since I’m just getting back into making art after a very long hiatus I have some short term goals that could be considered beginner artist goals, or new artist goals. For example my portfolio for 5 years ago seems very amateurish and it no longer aligns with my aesthetic.
Did you know I stopped making art for a very long time? It happened when I fell into a deep depression. It was the time leading up to, during and after I divorced my ex. After taking such a long hiatus it was so hard to get started again. I feel like it’s finally time... Continue Reading →
I've. Just. Got. To. Go. Paint! I know I'm not the only one who has trouble getting to work in the painting studio. Of course I just want to go and relax all night! It's so fun just to sit in my pajamas drinking a cocktail and browsing the internet, or watching TV. I never... Continue Reading →
I paint myself frequently. In my paintings you'll constantly see my nude likeness. Honestly it is a source of stress for me. It makes me nervous because I get so worried about what others might think of it. It may seem silly to some people but I can't help thinking "oh what will my mother... Continue Reading →
It is so important for me to have my own space to work and make art. I just need a spot where I can shut the door and be alone with my thoughts and my art. A place were I won't be interrupted and I can just paint without distractions. Right now my studio is... Continue Reading →
This is my itty bitty little studio area. It exists in just a small corner of my bedroom. Just two easels and some floor space. It isn't much at all, but at least I have some small area that I can just close the door work in and not worry about cleaning up... Continue Reading →