it actually IS in the details.

danielle creative process, the dorm room 5 Comments

my 2015 online creativeGIRL course is going live in just a few days – monday, march 16 to be exact. this round is all about really focusing and growing your creative practice in a new way (well, old way for me – new way for you maybe). its about working small. really small. allowing yourself the opportunity to take the …



danielle creative process 15 Comments

so over the last few years i have worked really hard to pull my artist-self up to a place that makes me happy. finding the balance. working all.the.time. 40 hours a week for my day job. and another bazillion as an artist. finding the softness. remembering that there is always something ahead and behind. better and worse. scary and comfortable. …


i feel like it has been forever.

danielle word 9 Comments

possibly because it has. i must admit, blogging and website updates are not my faves. i wish i felt compelled to write more but if I have to choose between art and blogging. well. posts will be rare. but there are so many wonderful things happening right now in my creative world that I thought I would just list them …


creativeGIRL: storybooks and studious girls (new online course!)

danielle word 8 Comments

well happy sparkly new year peeps! i hope that each of you had an amazing end to 2014 and a splendid start to 2015! yesterday, earlybird registration opened for my new online course – creativeGIRL: Storybooks and studious girls (Content available March 16). And we are off to a roaring start with almost 200 sassy, creative souls in just over …

creativeGIRL: my very own book release party!

danielle word 2 Comments

hello my crafty little souls! I am working away at my edits for my book and am so excited for it to come out next summer. and guess what? i am throwing myself a party to celebrate its release. i do hope you will consider joining me for my festivity-filled art day at the Kennedy School in downtown Portland, Oregon. …

creativeGIRL: mixed-media techniques for an artful life

danielle word 6 Comments

I am ridiculously happy to announce that my book creativeGIRL: mixed-media techniques for an artful life (just click on the title or the cover and it will take you to the right place) is now available for pre-order ON AMAZON peeps! I do hope that you will consider adding it to your holiday wish list. I promise it is full of …