Epic Journal Malfunction!

I have always told my students that there are no mistakes in art, only opportunities. Sometimes we get frustrated when our work doesn’t look visually appealing. We start over and over till we get it right. However, there are times when our perceived mistakes can become something more. It’s wonderful to know that with each […]

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Is It Supposed to Look Like That?

How many of us have seen DIY projects on cable TV shows, Instagram and Pinterest and thought, “Yeah, I can do that!”? With the goal of doing the project cheaper and quicker, only to find out that that’s not the case.  Something that looked so easy ends up being a huge colossal disaster.  Not to mention you […]

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Not Your Mama’s Macaroni Necklace…

I had this conversation with a client of mine and he brought up some great ideas.  At Artful-Living, one of my missions is to inspire everyone to bring art into their lives.  I believe that everyone is creative, and everyone is curious, it’s part of the human condition.  My client said that art can be […]

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A Photo, a Doodle, and a Pencil Walked into a Bar…

We all have creative slumps.  There is nothing worse than staring at a blank page, a blank canvas, or any of our respective mediums thinking “Now What?”.  However, these things happen.  Sometimes switching gears can get us out of that slump, or taking a break and trying something new.  As I said before “Creativity happens in all […]

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