Creative Education

Watercolor Bird Calendar with Free Patterns to Paint
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Watercolor Bird Calendar with Free Patterns to Paint

I’ve had so much fun over here creating a new calendar to brighten your day and I hope your year!  This time, I thought it would be fun to focus on birds. Birds are so fun to paint (and surprisingly easy) to draw.  All of the patterns  for this watercolor calendar are available in the…

What to Add To Your Nature Journal When You’re Feeling Stuck
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What to Add To Your Nature Journal When You’re Feeling Stuck

The blank journal page.  It can be so overwhelming sometimes! Some days it comes easy.  Other days, not so much.  Facing that page can feel paralyzing!  It even happens in your nature journal.  I think my biggest fear is that I’ll waste my precious time and materials on something that won’t turn out like I…

What to Add To Your Art Journal When you are Feeling Stuck
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What to Add To Your Art Journal When you are Feeling Stuck

Ah! The Blank Page.  It can be so daunting! Whether your blank page is a sketchbook, an open laptop or a canvas, the “just starting part” can be paralyzing. I think my biggest fear is that I’ll waste my precious time and materials on something that won’t turn out like I want it to.  But,…

Watercolor Basics – A Quick Supply Guide for Beginners
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Watercolor Basics – A Quick Supply Guide for Beginners

Are you thinking about trying your hand at Watercolor?  I’m excited for you!  Watercolor is one of my favorite mediums both for the ease of use and for the look of the finished product.  You may have noticed that there are thousands of products out there to use and buy.  It can be pretty overwhelming!…

How to Start a Nature Journal – A Beginners Guide
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How to Start a Nature Journal – A Beginners Guide

So you want to start a Nature Journal? I’m happy for you!  Keeping a nature journal is one of the best things you can do for yourself and those you love.  We all know that there are significant benefits in keeping any type of journal.  Benefits like better mental clarity, boosts in both confidence and…

How to Find More Creative Time: Six Tips From a Busy Mother of Four
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How to Find More Creative Time: Six Tips From a Busy Mother of Four

Do you long for time to be creative? Maybe even dream of supplementing your family’s income using your creative gifts?  I often feel that my relationship with deep, uninterrupted creative work is elusive.  So close – yet so far away! It’s like we are at the same party but on opposite sides of the room. Close enough…