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Monthly Archives: March 2014

Etsy Shop of the Month: Fawn and Rose Necklace Giveaway (closed)

This month’s Etsy shop review and giveaway hails from across the Atlantic, all the way from Brighton, England. Although in the past I have put my focus on handmade in the USA, I couldn’t help but notice the very modern, clean, and trendy jewelry designs in Jess’ shop, Fawn and Rose. I discovered her jewelry … Continue reading »

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The Sketch Series: Encaustic Mixed Media Art

I’m really excited to share my newest work of art, and hopefully a new direction for my encaustic work. Last year I began playing around with encaustic wax as a new material. I love the entire process, melting the wax, smoothing it, layering, and carving back into it. I instantly fell in love, and since … Continue reading »

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Visual Journal Page 62: A Harvest Moon

This visual journal page is probably my favorite page I have made so far. I am very pleased with how it turned out visually, and although it doesn’t represent the most meaningful moment in my life, it still represents an important memory, a feeling I had and can relive when I look at it. This … Continue reading »

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Visual Journal Page 61: Walking Down this Path

Hilton Head Island is my second home. When I think back to my childhood many of my memories stem from this small island off the coast of South Carolina. Learning to ride a bike, collecting sea shells, playing games, and as a teenager trekking down to the Marriott to meet boys. Since I can remember … Continue reading »

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Spray Paint Murals: Chor Boogie

I have always had an interest in street art. I love the vibrant colors, range of subject matter, and sense of freedom spray painted images have. As a child the special trips into the city of Atlanta brought awe at the height of buildings and a bit of shock to see words and images plastered … Continue reading »

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