Category Archive: film

Time for another digi-cleanse. You in?

I’m just finishing another round of ‘Mandala Meditations: A 3-Week Painting Journey’ with my painting peeps, and I always love to end our sessions together with a mini-digital-cleanse of sorts, as we complete… Continue reading

how to paint textured layers

Here is a lil’ video, a request from lovely Carrie :) We are both participating in the Purpose Project, and we have been doing all sorts of fun things to feed our creative… Continue reading

how to create a new book cover for your altered art journal

Hiya, peeps! The surf is firing, but the crowds are crazy…I’m gonna keep this quick. I finally had a chance to play with some beautiful Japanese fabric that I found at SuperBuzzy! SuperBuzzy… Continue reading

how to choose a journal you’ll love

Hiya creative peeps! It’s time for The Purpose Project – a year-long creative journey, where we explore our chakras and the four elements of earth, air, fire, and water. I am excited to… Continue reading

5 TIPS to create luminous bokeh lights

BOKEH (NOUN). JAPANESE WORD, MEANING ‘BLUR’ OR ‘HAZE’. In photography, a term for the subjective aesthetic quality of out-of-focus areas of an image FIRST, THINGS YOU’LL NEED: sparkly lights for the background, such… Continue reading

Why did you become a blogger? I know why I did. And I’m hooked.

Originally posted on Artist Desiree East:
This here, is my very first blog post. December 1st, 2010 just seemed like a well-rounded place in time to start my creative journey, in art and…

how i was influenced by marie forleo and the b-school community

“What exactly have you been up to, Desi?”  Well, to answer your question: I have been working my buns off, of course! Sure, Brendon and I are enjoying living the adventurous life in… Continue reading

made with love…

Brendon and I are a million miles away from home…How can we celebrate mother’s day this year? Usually, at this point in the game, you can find us elbow-to-elbow in the stationery store… Continue reading

MONOCHROMATIC a sketchbook (and a fun little video)

This is my submission for the Sketchbook Project 2012 World Tour, hosted by the wonderful folks of Art House Co-op at the Brooklyn Art Library in New York. My Creative Process for the Sketchbook… Continue reading