If you follow me on Facebook or Instagram, you probably know that I spent February engaged in a 29-day challenge to watercolor every day. I decided to do the challenge while reading Lisa Congdon’s latest book, FIND YOUR ARTISTIC VOICE, in which Lisa talks a lot about the tension between learning-practicing-mastering skills (which usually necessitates…

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I had SO MUCH fun participating in Inktober this year. For anyone unfamiliar, Inktober is “a month long art challenge created by artist Jake Parker that is focused on improving skill and developing positive drawing habits. Every day for the month of October anyone participating in the Inktober challenge creates an ink drawing and posts it…

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I’ve signed up for a lot of challenges – 10-day, 30-day, 60-day challenges. I’ve also created many of my own. Years ago, I overcame my fear of watercolors by committing to paint every single day for 30 days. I once spent a summer doing push ups every morning. In 2011, I launched a year-long fearless…

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This week’s post is full of goodies! First, in an effort to get more of my work into my Etsy shop, I’m adopting a slightly modified version of Lisa Congdon‘s Print Of The Month idea. Every month, at least one of my pieces will be made into a print and offered on Etsy. With my hands…

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On May 15th, I (along with 157 other intrepid souls) launched a 30-day self-love challenge, using my illustrated creative journal, Find Your Awesome. Before I tell you how that went, let me tell you a little bit about my history with self-love and 30-day challenges. Six years ago, I dedicated all of 2011 to living…

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