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

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      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 …

it actually IS in the details.

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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. …


life book 20I5 – a blog hop.

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I am so stoked to be part of the Life Book 2015 gang. Registration opens October 6th, so get ready to take this year long journey with an amazing group of creatives. We each have some pretty amazing fun planned for you. I hope you will consider joining in. And did I mention we are going to have SO much fun! And …


your uniqueness

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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 …


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

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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 …