Average No More

Average No More

Life changing events are not always large. They can be small, seemingly insignificant things that would have no effect on others. They can be something another would forget within the hour. In High School I found out that my GPA was in the middle of my class. I don’t mean approximately.  Smack dab in the middle …

Art on the Run

Art on the Run

On the run.  All the time.  Art comes along for the ride now.  Little books made in coffee shops,  in the car and  waiting for something I had to wait for.  No longer remembered, but taking time. Bits ready for paint, or glue or stamping can go with me  and turn this waiting into playing.  …

Optimist or Idiot?

Optimist or Idiot?

I’ve neglected my blog, I know, but I am glad to be back at my computer and posting. Frankly, I can’t really manage a post on my phone or iPad. Photos get posted to Instagram and then I move on to the next project. So my strategy going forward to is prioritize getting to my …

Transformation

Transformation

Transformation – it’s everywhere.  Especially in this season.  I attended a art journaling hangout on Google with Amy Maricle a few months ago. She has some really helpful things on her website, so make sure you go and check it out. Today looking through a spread I did during that time I decided to take my pens …

Artist’s Retreat – July 2015

Artist’s Retreat – July 2015

First meal of Artist’s Retreat – on the shore at Plymouth, Massachusetts. Photograph altered with Brushstroke app.  Artist’s Retreat. Doesn’t that sound romantic? Maybe expensive? Certainly illusive. Well, at least that’s how I felt about it. Every year I’d talk to Cindi Huss, a dear friend who has moved far enough away that we don’t …

Class with Kelly Kilmer Part One – Visual Poetry

Class with Kelly Kilmer Part One – Visual Poetry

Recent visitors to RMBM know that I have been enjoying exploring art journaling. Friends have heard ad nauseam about how excited I was to take my first ever class with Kelly Kilmer at Kept Creations in Whitman, Massachusetts. Well, lovelies, I was not disappointed. It was a wonderful day of creating, learning, laughing and stretching …

Wearing Joy – Seeing Joy – Feeling Joy

Wearing Joy – Seeing Joy – Feeling Joy

There’s been a lapse in my regular posting schedule over the past two weeks. Once I got back in the swing of blogging and making the rounds of blogs I wanted to get involved in everything. Some of that is good. Some of that is too much. So I’m reevaluating what I should be involved with. Not only …