How to Make a Vintage Masquerade Mask

Soft and feminine yet brazen and bold; Hardly descriptors seeming to go together, except when you’re making a vintage, mixed media masquerade mask. I’d envisioned a vintage mask for weeks. In fact, the concept captivated me because I love all things vintage—aged colors of yellow ochre and burnt sienna with a splash of aqua green; …

The First Steps Towards Art

Often our efforts to pursue an art or craft project bump into life’s mishaps like people behind a wallet dropper on an escalator. By the time we recompose ourselves, the desire to create has fled and all we’re left with is regrets. So I say find the little girl inside of you (or little boy) …

New Year’s Resolutions Round II

Something about the New Year makes me want to change-up my life. Anything feels possible when the confetti starts to fly. So I’ve decided to post a second set of resolutions (in addition to my writing resolutions) to net those ideas that are fluttering around in my brain. Maybe they will spark a desire in you …