Category Archive: paintings

how practicing the art of letting go gives you more freedom

Let’s talk about the idea of detachment for a sec and explore what ‘freedom’ really means. Just several years ago, I painted a mandala that I absolutely LOOOOOVED. And there was this moment in… Continue reading

Creative Art Meditations – Virtual Retreats + Sacred Mastermind is finally here!

CONFESSION TIME: I wasn’t going to post this video of me, because the very moment I pressed record, I was not at my best…I mean, LOOK at how tired my eyes look. (Someone… Continue reading

how to make insomnia your friend and deepen your intuition creatively

I COULDN’T SLEEP. I had major insomnia during this most recent full moon. It *could have* been the full moon.

how to creatively deal with fear, get unstuck, and take action toward your dreams

FEAR. WE ALL HAVE IT You know. When your heart races. When you’re afraid of failure. Of judgement. When you wake up in the middle of the night, obsessing about all of thee… Continue reading

one simple thing you could do to calm the {bleep} down

Draw a mandala. Start at the center. Use simple lines and shapes. Work your way out. And breathe… I know what you’re thinking, “Wow, Des, you must have a lot of time on… Continue reading

digital cleanse: it’s like a colon cleanse for your mind. yep, I said it!

I really do like (no, LOOOOVE) these. Digital cleanses, that is. And if you know me well, then you know where I’m comin’ from. I am just finishing the last week of my… Continue reading

Join me on a 3-Week Painting Journey

JOIN ME ON A 3-WEEK PAINTING JOURNEY Hello lovely creatives! I hope this finds you well. If you’ve been in contact via my email list, then you are already in the loop, in… Continue reading

mermaid love for mamas

This is dedicated to all of the wonderful Mother’s, Grandma’s, Aunties, all of my BFF’s and caring Mother Figures who have been influential in my life, and especially to my Mom, Suzy…thank you… 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