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Magic Story Alert

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Magic Story Alert

Have you ever wondered what goes on in one of Becca's classes? Here is just one magic story she shared recently:  "At last night’s Drawing for Comfort session, one of the participants shared she was healing from a recent hip replacement surgery. Perfect time for some comforting art, right? The first slide shows marks that emerged as she engaged with soothing styles of drawing. She wasn’t in love with the black shapes initially, and confessed to the group she was unsure how to develop them.We explored an optional collage component in the second half of the session, and she felt pulled...

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Drawing Takes Courage

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Drawing Takes Courage

I’ve had students tell me they almost didn’t take one of my classes because it had “drawing” in the title. Can you relate? I sure can, and I’ve been at it my whole life. Drawing is spiritual work. If you’ve ever taken a Drawing class and bounced immediately: 1.) You’re not alone (I’ve done it too). And 2.) Give yourself a break and try it again another time. Drawing is (in my mind) akin to starting work with a counselor. It can’t be rushed peeling back the curtain. But once you’re ready... the transformation is next level. If you want...

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Success

Success

Here’s some of the folks who supported me when I was starting out. No cool client resume. No portfolio. If I’m being honest... not a tremendous amount of knowledge. I literally wouldn’t work for myself today if it weren’t for them. Who are your people?**@thetober co-owner of @nickelcityatx is one of the first to put my name into small biz circles of Austin. He is so respected in Austin F&B, people hired me simply because of his recommendation.**That led to two of my first chalkboard commissions at @churrocoaustin and @rooseveltroomatx. These gems and their owners let me build experience alongside their respected brands, always giving me...

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Introducing: The HeART School

HeART School

Introducing: The HeART School

When I taught Elementary Art, I learned more about being an artist from five year olds than I did from all my studio college courses combined. That kid-wisdom is the foundation of the adult group and corporate creative classes I teach today. My style of teaching isn’t FOR everyone but it’s specifically designed to REACH anyone that has an interest in reconnecting with the natural and judgment free art processes of their childhood. I used to “worry” people wouldn’t take me seriously teaching creative intuition and feeling over technique. Then two years ago I got a contract teaching engineers at Facebook. It...

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Desert Goddess Series

Desert Goddess Series

Desert Goddess Series

The Goddess Series highlights the endless inspiration that can be found in nature. The strength of our goddess within, rooted through the earth, enveloped by air, enriched by water, hardened by fire, can be found from the simplest act of taking a breath and opening our eyes to our Mother Earth. What inspires your inner goddess?

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