everyday superpowers. what are yours?

I am so excited to share my new line of stamps! If you loved my bitty, illustrated girls but would like to just skip the drawing part and jump right into the coloring goodness – you’ll love these! I have joined up with stamping bella  to create my first set of stamps – and each one has a story to tell …

E is for excellent starts to exciting book projects

E is for excellent starts to exciting book projects

E is for excellent starts to exciting book projects. I have an exponential amount of work to do. #danielledonaldsonart #danielledonaldsonbooks A photo posted by Danielle Donaldson (@danielledonaldson) on Sep 5, 2016 at 11:50am PDT

Umm the jar is the best part

Umm the jar is the best part

Umm the jar is the best part but I am keeping it a secret until I create some class graphics. #danielledonaldsonworkshops #danielledonaldsonart A photo posted by Danielle Donaldson (@danielledonaldson) on Aug 28, 2016 at 2:56pm PDT

21 secrets: color, color, color – earlybird alert!

      I am so excited to share the news that I am a part of 21 SECRETS: Color, Color, Color! edition. In short, 21 SECRETS is a 150+ page downloadable eBook filled with 25+ hours of videos, full colored photos, templates, and clear instruction intended to inspire and deepen the way you approach art journaling.  What makes 21 SECRETS even …

be still. a new online class!

Yesterday I was lucky enough to get to teach BE STILL to the most sassy and sweet group of women at Jeanne Oliver’s, THE LIVING STUDIO, in Castle Rock, CO. It was a day filled with lots of color and smiles and a plethora of wonderful food and stunning views. I am a very lucky girl indeed! so I thought …

wheel o’ color and texas shenanigans

  Many, many messages have popped into my inbox about my new palette. It is AWESOME! You can see it in action HERE, buy one of your own HERE and at my in-person classes of course. Where can I join in on the fun, you ask? Lubbock, TX is up next and there are a few spots left. We will …

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blog hop book giveaway!

It’s great when you have great friends who also happen to be great artists and authors!  So I rounded them up for a blog hop book giveaway! Annie O’Brien Gonzalez of Bold Expressive Painting Carrie Schmitt of Painted Blossoms Gina Rossi Armfield of No Excuses Watercolor and me (of course!) Danielle Donaldson author of Creative Girl Use the form below to enter to My creativeGIRL Book Drawing! Then, Visit …

so much goodness.

i have so many color-filled things in store this year! so many it’s like a virtual rainbow exploding in my noggin on a daily basis. along with a few dark clouds of doubt that i can get it all in order in time to share it all with you. so lets get to it, shall we? ONLINE my online class …

all creatures lovely and small-early bird registration is open!

  Ellies, pups and bunnies, oh my! One whole week of online creative goodness! We will start off our week with a good dose of danielle-ish color theory. This isn’t your everyday color-wheel stuff. As a matter of fact, it is kind of the opposite. You’ll learn how to work with color in a whole new way. You’ll find your …

website love. designing for the creative.

my creative evolution has been a slow-but-steady one. not always because I am thoughtful or plan out what I do but because I get bogged down with the details. i can turn a simple change into a 32 page project with sub-level to-do’s faster than anyone I know. and most of the time I stall in big ways. this year …

three new workshops available today!

pretty darn excited to share that my new creativeGIRL instructional videos (made with love by North Light Books to compliment my book, creativeGIRL: mixed media projects for an artful life) are now available for instant download and in dvd format. so much goodness fills each one. and now you can even watch a little sneak peek on youtube. I have …

oh my gosh.

it’s september already. sheesh! here’s what is happening in my corner of a drought-filled-would-give-anything-for-a-rainy-day world. i have one more in-person weekend retreat at the end of September in Bainbridge Island, WA to share the creative love and there are a couple of spaces left. i am teaching two of my favorite processes   “a timeline of you” from my book, …