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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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Can Art be High Joy and Low Skill?

Can Art be High Joy and Low Skill?

Can Art be low skill and high joy? Most people tell me they remember Art being this way as children. Entranced by watercolors swirling together... Motivated by creamy pastels smushed into layers on white paper. The fun was in the process. Who gave a flying consideration attention to how "good" the art may or may not have been?? We were having FUN! And then things seem to change as we get older. We value product more than process. The joy falls to the wayside, and in it's place we begin to ask: "Does this thing look good?"What gives?I've had the pleasure of...

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Power is Not Liability

Power is Not Liability

I couldn’t shake the vibe of getting judged before anyone knew me: “This one is sensitive. She's gonna get eaten.”

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What We Make, Makes Us

classes energy over image process over product teaching

What We Make, Makes Us

We aren’t always making things. Sometimes (often times), what we make is making us.

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