RECAP ON FEATURED ARTISTS!

During 2021 I used my blog to feature twelve wonderful artists I know. Northumberland County is a place brimming with creativity and passionate folks who make beautiful things to share with you. This year we shared photographers, writers, needle-point art, multi-media creations, pottery, and painters. In case you missed any of these special features, hereContinue reading “RECAP ON FEATURED ARTISTS!”

Why So Much Social Media?!

At the end of January I did a 5-day social media challenge with artist Mary Gilkerson, and it blew my mind. The diligence, planning, and structure of every post was much more complex then I would have expected – and this is coming from a person who posts daily on Instagram already! I’m a bigContinue reading “Why So Much Social Media?!”

A Covid-Style Christmas…

It’s November. Normally, at this time of year I’m a few weeks away from my annual Christmas Market, or preparing for other art events. This year, it’s looking a bit different. With all events cancelled, sales now are shifting to online “venues.” Orders now have to be shipped, or pick-ups and drop-offs arranged, which takesContinue reading “A Covid-Style Christmas…”

In Retrospect

Retrospection is the contemplation of the past; a survey of past time or events. Before Covid-19 hit, I had already made the conscious decision to take a break from art events. I still wanted to paint and create, but not with deadlines, and definitely not for too many shows, events, or collaborations. Then Covid-19 hit,Continue reading “In Retrospect”

Creativity Coaching Online

At the end of the summer I attended a free online “Creativity Chat” hosted by Jessica Outram, and it felt really good to connect with other creative souls, and talk about art, writing, and the process of creativity. It was all about giving ourselves permission to create! (The next zoom gathering is this Sunday, SeptemberContinue reading “Creativity Coaching Online”