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Storytime: Searching for Rainbows

July 10, 2018 8 Comments

So get ready for an epic-ly long storytime about finding rainbows in the midst of dreary circumstances.  I don’t usually do these – but felt the need to record this story for myself and anyone else who may need a pick me up sometime in the future 🙂  Enjoy! ONE PICTURE IS WORTH A THOUSAND WORDS… Out of all the…

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How I Fixed My Ripped Watercolor Paper

June 24, 2018 0 comments

ACCEPT FATE… First, you have to recognize that your paper will never be the same after ripping or overworking the paper.   As best as possible – try not to damage your paper.   The paper is really what makes or breaks a painting – and overworking can damage a piece beyond help.   But – realize that mistakes happen and as long…

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Mixing 120 Watercolor Paints & Dealing With Artist Anxiety

June 5, 2018 2 Comments

DEALING WITH ARTIST ANXIETY… I have a confession to make. Something that I don’t tell many people.  But today – I’m gonna lay everything on the line and tell one of my darkest deepest secrets. I actually have a huge anxiety when it comes to painting.   And this artist anxiety really gets bad – immediately after I’ve had a super successful…

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Watercolor Beginner Tutorial & Workshop

May 9, 2018 16 Comments

TODAY IS THE DAY! My first watercolor beginner tutorial – fox course, templates, and exercises are available for you to purchase and ready to be viewed! I’m so excited and can’t wait for you all to see it! Here’s how to get access to the course during this private prelaunch: Click Here to get access When you’re ready, click “Enroll” If…

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DEAR YOUNGER ME

May 9, 2018 7 Comments

Dear Younger Me – A Letter to My Younger Self It’s crazy to think that 4 years ago I uploaded my very first video to YouTube.  4 years since I built up enough courage to put myself out into the vast world of cyber space.   My life today is drastically different from back then and I honestly can’t imagine…

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Story of a Misfit

May 9, 2018 5 Comments

“WHY USE THE WORD MISFIT?”   It’s an odd word I agree – but that word oddly fits me.   But before you can understand the significance of this word in my life – I need  you to take a step back in time to the early 90s.  When I first began to realize I didn’t quite “fit.”   “MY CHILDHOOD” …

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11 Essential Watercolor Supplies for the Beginner

May 2, 2018 9 Comments

If you are like me, you’ve grown up with watercolor.   I remember as a child –  first being introduced to the art form through children’s book illustrations. So naturally, I wanted to learn this exciting art form at a very young age.  However, my enthusiasm waned upon walking down the aisles of numerous supplies at my local craft store.  The…

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Watercolor Palette – What You Need to Know

April 20, 2018 0 comments

Watercolor Palettes     There is something mesmerizing to me – when setting up a new watercolor palette with fresh paint.   I have to say it’s one of my favorite activities!   And over the years – I’ve come up with 3 criteria that I use when choosing a watercolor palette – which I will be sharing with you…