Morning pages

I have a confession to make.  Sketchbooking was not my first passion.  Longhand  written word jounaling was. Ever since my dear friend Trevor Washko gifted me a hand cut and stitched leather journal, I have been hooked on the written word and awestruck at the insight that emerges when I put pen to paper.  …

What’s for dinner?

My dinner plate.  One of my favorite subjects to explore time and time again in my sketchbook. My partner Adam and I  have been sharing a journal to document our summer so far.  He works out of town in the woods during the week,  sketching what he sees  and he brings it back for me…

Sketchbooking as a daily practice

“I believe in the energy of art, and through the use of that energy, the artist’s ability to transform his or her life and, by example, the lives of others.”   –Audrey Flack Want to take up something that calms your mind, connects you with your surroundings and leaves you with something tangible to show…

Daily prompt: Singular Sensation

Daily Prompt: Singular Sensation “If one experience or life change results from you writing your blog, what would you like it to be?” I would love to make creativity a daily part of my life. Whether it be drawing in my journal, crafting a blog post that I think is relevant and interesting for readers,…

On forming stellar creative habits…

****This is an excerpt  from a post I wrote back in January of 2013, when I was living in the Colorado Rocky Mountains. I mention a dear friend who came to visit me, and he lost his father unexpectedly yesterday.  This re-post is dedicated to him, and keeping the creative spirit alive and well, even in…