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Speaking of Collaboration…

In my last blog post, I discussed the importance of collaboration when building a virtual support network or “squad”. Today, I am pleased to announce I have completed my first collaboration with fluid artist Olga Soby. Check out my article as guest blogger on her site Smart Art Materials here: https://smartartmaterials.com/acrylic-pouring-step-by-step-guide-how-to-get-started/. Happy Valentine’s Day!

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Rock Stars, Inspiration, Collaboration, and Resources

Figuring out the Elements of Success, and the Importance of Having a Virtual Squad Now that we are a bit over a month into 2020, how are you doing with your resolutions? Are things rolling along as planned, or are you feeling stuck already? Recently, I saw this commercial on television: It got me thinking […]

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Times, They are a Changing!

Happy New Year! As we meander through the month of January, it’s been prime time for some annual reflection and recalibration. Balance and progress. That’s what this post is about today. It’s a long one, but hopefully, you can all sort of relate. I’ve been making decisions about what I’d like to accomplish both creatively […]

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October September

Traveling and Painting – Fall’s Been Fun!

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September

Some of What I’ve Been Up to Lately

Painting. Lots and lots of painting! 🙂

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July

Slowly Increasing My Exposure

I have had an Etsy store for a while now (BeautifulEverydayArt). However, most of my art, pottery, and quilt sales thus far have been made to family, friends, and coworkers. So I figure if I am going to commit to making art, I definitely need to get that art seen more. A small step in […]

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June

Getting Serious About Online Marketing

Lately, I have been trying to figure out how to best increase my online presence, while spending the least amount of money. It’s not that I am being cheap or anything, but I do need to be careful. Since I am not a full-time artist, and this is basically my side-gig right now, the disposable […]

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June

A Few More of My Projects

So it is summer again, and with more sunshine and longer days, I get the itch to make things. Since I have not posted in quite a while, I figured I would share some of my fairly recent creations with you. I am still quilting, but have now begun also fluid painting. The partially random […]

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January

We The People?

I keep seeing these things going around Facebook. You know what they are, because you’ve seen them too. Stuff like: – “If you’re an American and a Christian, you’ll do/believe/say X.” – “The Democrats are fools because of such-and-such.” – “Republicans are idiots because fill-in-the-blank.” – “Liberals are the devil’s spawn because…” – “Conservatives are […]

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July Uncategorized

Beware the Stories You Tell

Once upon a time, there was a beautiful princess… Yes, that is one kind of story. But that is not what I mean by the title of this post. Stories are everywhere. On television and movie screens, in books and magazines, and told by parents and grandparents to children all over the world. They flow […]