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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 …

determined

dedicated.

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. …

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your uniqueness

danielle couch creative, creative process, the dorm room 19 Comments

sweetBOY and I were chatting about the dreaded copying thing.  where the line is. what to say. when to be flattered. i have talked a lot about creative practicing and what that looks like to me. when everything I have soaked up and studied becomes mine. it’s ok to copy when you are practicing. some would disagree and that is …

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join me for my workshop at donna downey’s studio!

danielle creative process 2 Comments

It’s almost a year away but I am already setting good stuff aside to share at my three-day workshop at donna downey’s studio. I hope you will consider joining me. Lots of watercolor fun, illustrative sketching and tools to work through your not-so-happy stages. And did I mention we are going to have SO much fun! Just click on the …

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creativeGIRL class love.

danielle creative process, the dorm room, word 3 Comments

Last week my first solo online class went live.  Wow. This online class thing is a whole new world to me. So much to share and learn and move forward with! (btw. the class content is available for a year so you can still get your creative on.  creativeGIRL: the land of light and shadows). and thank you again jeanne oliver …

surround yourself with the right peeps.

danielle couch creative, creative process 12 Comments

I don’t often share deep, meaningful stories. And, well, I am not going to start now. But sometimes the right words fall into place and capture something. A conversation, an overwhelming moment of goodness. BIG. HUGE. colorful epiphanies. I realized the someone I love gets me way more than I thought.  Way more than I gave credit for. And things …

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creativeGIRL: the land of light and shadows

danielle creative process, the dorm room 35 Comments

I am so stinkin’ excited to share that I am FINALLY teaching my very own online class. (Hopefully the first of many) Jeanne Oliver has graciously offered to play hostess-with-the-mostest. creativeGIRL: The Land of Light and Shadows.  Once upon a time there was a tiny-ish girl who loved to cut, draw, and paint. She saw things in the sunshine and …