Art, Visual, or Creative Journaling?

Ready to do some artful journaling?  Wait. What? You can't because you're not a trained artist?  Well, that's okay.  Me neither.  😉 Commonly called Art Journaling, putting colors and words on a page to express what's on our minds is a way to creatively say what we need to say - even when we don't … Continue reading Art, Visual, or Creative Journaling?

Drawing Them Out: Faces Reveal Artist’s Growth

As 2018 unfolds, I've been reflecting on my creative journey. What began as art discovery (a form of therapy, if you will) during a difficult time in my life - personally and professionally - has developed into a way of living that is as necessary to me as breathing and eating. My head often feels … Continue reading Drawing Them Out: Faces Reveal Artist’s Growth

Ten Tips: Keeping Art Brushes, Sponges, and Stamps Usable

One of the things I learned from our first Creative by Discovery Mixed-Media Art Party was that sharing tips I've learned about the process in the past three years is a "how-to" I can gladly contribute. Here are a few things learned along the way.... Ten tips for keeping brushes, sponges, and stamps usable... (because it gets … Continue reading Ten Tips: Keeping Art Brushes, Sponges, and Stamps Usable

Sunday Morning Ideas….. {Six Word Wednesday}

  Sunday mornings quietly await our ideas.... What's your six-word story today? Share with us in Comments or over on FB...  🙂 Art + Writing = Creative by Discovery!  Find us on Facebook:  RobinLK Studios

Ghost Dog…. {Six Word Wednesday}

  What I saw when I looked at these words.... Ghost dog, sail sand and sky.   Do you see a six-word story in these words?  Share with us in Comments or over on FB...  🙂 Art + Writing = Creative by Discovery!  Find us on Facebook:  RobinLK Studios

Foolsgold…. {Great Reads}

After reading poemcrazy by Susan Goldsmith Wooldridge, I couldn't wait to read Foolsgold, another visit into Ms. Wooldridge's wordpool and its impact on others (and herself). Ordered while still in the earliest chapters of poemcrazy, I anticipated more delicious conversation by an approachable author whose love of collecting, love of words, and love of collecting words all fit neatly into my … Continue reading Foolsgold…. {Great Reads}

Find “It” ….. {Monday Motivation}

  Find what 'it' is that makes 'creating' your Happy Place..... Is it the process? The product? Small pieces that help you manage the project? Figure it out and get after it! Happy Monday 🙂 Art + Writing = Creative by Discovery!  Find us on Facebook:  RobinLK Studios

Build it. Write it. Paint it. They will Come.

Remember that movie, Field of Dreams, and the oft-quoted line: If you build it, he (they) will come? How many times have you used that sentiment in your own life? Yep. Me, too. So here goes.... To make the Tax Lady happy last year about this time (or, at the very least, to keep her from scowling at … Continue reading Build it. Write it. Paint it. They will Come.

Broken but Ferocious …. {Six Word Wednesday}

    Another random gathering of words that presented themselves to me. From the first time I read these words and every time after, I think of the teenagers I've taught over 20+ years - many broken, but angry and trying to hide it ....   What's your story in six today?  Art + Writing = Creative by Discovery  What's happening in … Continue reading Broken but Ferocious …. {Six Word Wednesday}

Bloom!….. {Monday Motivation}

  Spring is here.... Time to bloom! What's on your bookshelf {or should be}, just waiting to be read {or reread??}? Hope it's been a wonderful Monday! 🙂 Art + Writing = Creative by Discovery  What's happening in the studios these days? Latest pictures and projects on Facebook and Instagram  @RobinLK Studios 

Beneath the Red Sky…. {Six Word Wednesday}

  This six-word story happened when unrelated words on the fridge found their way together, leading me to wonder: Where will the red sky be?  What's your story in six today?  Share with us in Comments or over on FB...  🙂 Art + Writing = Creative by Discovery!  Find us on Facebook:  RobinLK Studios