Handwritten Life

Mendocino Art Center

Mendocino Art Center

I thoroughly enjoy teaching at the Mendocino Art Center. It is a semi-vacation for me and my husband. Even though it is three straight days of ins...

How Do You Practice Creativity?

How Do You Practice Creativity?

Every fall as kids everywhere go back to school and the seasons change, I get nostalgic for back to school shopping, new supplies, new clothes, n...

New Year's Resolution: Non-Linear Journaling

New Year's Resolution: Non-Linear Journaling

Reflections on New Year's resolutions and art journaling techniques with encouragement for non-linear journaling as a freeing technique.

Modern Pointed Pen Calligraphy

Modern Pointed Pen Calligraphy

I fell in love with pointed pens when I was about eight years old. My father had a set of calligraphy pens so I started experimenting with all the...

The Handwritten Scribble

The Handwritten Scribble

While I love writing in calligraphy and love words themselves and the power they have, I have been drawn lately to the scribble. While the fancy t...

Gelli Plate Mono Printing

Gelli Plate Mono Printing

What I love to do often is just to experiment with different materials and methods and Gelli Plate printing falls into that category. I like to em...