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VLOG 5: HOW TO DRAW BEAUTIFUL MANDALAS

VLOG 5: HOW TO DRAW BEAUTIFUL MANDALAS

In this video on YouTube I go through the step-by-step process to draw meditative mandalas I developed for teaching. MEDITATIVE ARTS: MAKING MANDALAS Learn the Art of Making Beautiful Mandalas as a unique form of meditation, to reduce stress and anxiety and build a deeper connection with […]

VLOG 3: THE SEASON OF THE WITCH – THE WITCH WALL AND THE MYSTIC IN THE MAKING

VLOG 3: THE SEASON OF THE WITCH – THE WITCH WALL AND THE MYSTIC IN THE MAKING

Here is the fabric collage I created for Vlog 3 on YouTube on Oct 31st. Happy Hallowe’en and Season of the Witch! Materials Used:Fabric Scraps (you can also use paper scraps as well if you don’t have fabrics!)Scissors (and Exactoknife but it’s not totally necessary)Old Paintbrush for […]

Blog Post: Carrickfergus – The Witch of November and I

Blog Post: Carrickfergus – The Witch of November and I

I thought I needed to write about my inspiration for my November painting that wouldn’t fit in the shop description and because I’ve had the haunting song in my head for days… for the full image, visit my shop. Carrickfergus – The Witch of November […]

Blog Post: Virescit Vulnere Virtus – Descendants

Blog Post: Virescit Vulnere Virtus – Descendants

People have been using Art and Craft over centuries as a career, to protest, comfort, heal, teach, support, clothe, keep records, hide messages, claim their voices and tell their stories. These skills cannot be lost or forgotten, because it is part of our history and is […]

Blog Post: An Artist’s Life – The Mystic Muse

Blog Post: An Artist’s Life – The Mystic Muse

I wanted to write today about having a Mystic Muse. I’ll try to be succinct with my words, but usually, that’s hard for me, not being a trained writer. So, forgive me if I blather on. I’m trying to keep up myself with the messages […]

Blog Post: Mystic Wallflowers

Blog Post: Mystic Wallflowers

They may look like Wallflowers to others at the party, but these women have important work to do. Mystical people don’t often get a break and are often told by others to not take life so seriously. It’s a tell-tale sign of living a mystical […]

Blog Post: Mystical Sisters

Blog Post: Mystical Sisters

Mystical Sisters – 16″ * 42″ acrylics and inks, unframed on paper Two Mystics. A Sisterly Bond. There’s no need for the sisters to speak aloud, because they know what the other is feeling. They are aware of the heart-crushing enormity of the world’s pain at this moment in time, but like their ancestors before them, they have […]

Blog Post: Tenui Filo Magnum Texitur Opus

Blog Post: Tenui Filo Magnum Texitur Opus

Tenui Filo Magnum Texitur Opus – From One Fine Thread, a Work of Art is Born. A piece I embroidered that sits above my fireplace mantle from 2018 – inspired From the Encyclopedia of Needlework by Thérèse de Dillmont, one inspiring woman from the 1800’s. […]

Blog Post: The Grandmother with an Apron

Blog Post: The Grandmother with an Apron

One day the grandmother left the grandfather abruptly in the middle of the afternoon. She was the grandma that wore an apron from dawn until dusk. She had family Sunday dinners on the dining room table that her grandchildren used to play under with her […]

Blog Post: Articles of Interest on Women’s Rights and Human Rights

Blog Post: Articles of Interest on Women’s Rights and Human Rights

My work with Dear Laurel is all created with the empowerment of Women in mind as I consider myself as both a Feminist and a Mystical woman. My work is intended for everyone, but specifically for those who have an interest in advancing Women’s Equality […]