art making process

Making a choice is important

Radiant and creative one, In this studio diary, I discuss materials I love to use. Not because I think they’re better than others. These materials are the ones I love to use because I’ve chosen to love to use them. I’m reading this book, The Paradox of Choice by Richard Swartz, and he really validates[…]

The importance of beginner’s mindset

I’m really excited about this topic of a beginner’s mind ~ but the other day I was literally in tears over it. Back story: I took an amazing leather hand stitching class taught by Karie Reinerston of Shelter Collective. She owns an incredible shop in West Asheville, the Shelter Collective Shop, which houses her and[…]

Please make ugly Art

Today, make something ugly. Do it from your heart, but please make ugly art. Make sure it make you say “bleh” when you look at it. Ok, ok, ok. You’ve got me, I’m not serious. I really want you to make things that you find and feel are beautiful. After all-I claim “create beauty” to[…]

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