Art, Life, and Myth

Dem Bones

In making this SoulCollage card, my thoughts were about how crazy life can get.  And how easy it is to over focus on a desire for something …to the point of being unaware of what is happening in the present. Summer is waning and the the season of the harvest is not far off.  It…

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Contest Winner: Once Upon a Dream

  I am excited to announce my image:  Once Upon a Dream, won first place in the Digital Art/Photoshop contest held by Woody Walters, award winning photographer and digital artist.  There were over 80 submissions.  The image is one of my acrylic paintings combined with Photoshop effects and digital brushwork.  The original painting is not…

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Daydreaming the Stars

Why daydream?  Information bombards us daily from the outside world.  If you are a lifelong learner, you may find it overwhelming to constantly be learning new things.  Have you ever noticed when you are taking in a lot of new information, how suddenly it seems to just slide through your mind?  It won’t stick.   This…

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Be the Calm in the Storm

art shows woman calm while things blow around her

This SoulCollage card was created from an old ad I cut out and is one of my favorites.  After pasting down the image onto cardboard stock, I added acrylic paint to enhance the movement I was sensing in the scene.  This card serves as a reminder, to remain calm during turbulent times especially when things…

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The Impulse to Be

You may have noticed the feminine images on my site and in my posts are of myself in a variety of mythic identities.  Some images were taken in professional photo shoots and required much time and preparation.  Lately I have had fun doing spontaneous shoots as the spirit moves me without all the prep to…

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A Creative Dilemma: What to choose?

One of the challenges in creating is ~ there are so many options!   This is an image of 8 variations narrowed down from many more I created in Photoshop.  The base image was created last year and called The Mother of Dragons.  The base image was created last year and called The Mother of Dragons. …

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The Spiral Path of Time

This is a SoulCollage card I created for my personal card deck called:  The Spiral Path of Time.  Making these cards is a fun and intuitive process that invites self-discovery.  Each card represents an aspect of self that holds its own unique wisdom. As a creative, I chose to share this card, as there are…

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The Elusive Crow

Crow Lives up to its other name of trickster. Especially when it comes to catching one with my camera. It seems each time I attempt to catch a photo of one, the wily birds know it and take off and disappear. In working with this shot, my imagination wonders that perhaps the little tricksters are…

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Rush

A happy accident when I took this photo rushing through the airport.  Its message was not lost on me as I saw how the asap signs seem to jump out at me.It was time to look at my life and see where I could slow down.  Where in your life can you choose to slow…

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The Wandering Mists

Living up in the mountains, I often see the mists roll in and out of the terrain. Their foggy currents call out to me and I am inspired to grab my camera and wander the misty landscape a reflection of my Avalon within. With each shifting of the fog, the landscape changes its shape and…

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