weekly photo challenge: lost in the details

Hello Nature lovers and photog lovers!! Spring is right around the corner, and Brendon and I have been going on some pretty fun hikes, while the weather is still nice and cool. This… Continue reading

when was the last time you drew a map? the map project: an exercise in cartography

So, if you know me by now, I like to do these fun little art projects from time to time, through Brooklyn Art Library’s Arthouse Co-op. I had recently signed up for The… 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 do you keep your sanity?

Me? 1. make a cup of yogi tea. breathe. 2. read or watch something inspiring (or ask my husband to make me laugh). 3. create. write. journal. 4. exercise. surf. dance. 5. connect… 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

kissed with new year’s bliss

Happy New Year everyone!! I am just getting into the swing of things after the holidays, and WOW… so much is already happening. It seems like I don’t even know what day it… 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…

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