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

weekly photo challenge: an unusual pov (point of view)

It’s been a craaaaazy, busy summer. I’ve dropped off the radar in the blogging world, but working hard behind the scenes. I’ve made a (ginormous) list of things to do for my new… Continue reading

What TOP 3 questions do you have about art making or being creative?

Hiya lovely peeps!! I have a question for ya. As you know, in the last year or so, my blog has been transitioning from a hobby blog to a blog of creative wonders… 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

solstice and mandalas – hippies and paganism (whaaat?)

What do you think about when you hear the word ‘solstice’? What do you think about when you hear the word ‘mandala’? Funny thing is, I *know* what a lot of you are thinking: “Isn’t… 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

having a crazy week? try this – even a kindergartener can do it

Alrighty-O! You all know I’ve been working by buns off. It’s only Tuesday, and I feel like I am fumbling ALL over the place. Please join me in a mini creative break…I hope… Continue reading