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?

It Happened that Thursday

Thursday, October 19, 2017.  3:22 PM. The cheery jingle of an arriving text message caused no alarm. Just another afternoon heading home from campus. Youngest sister checking in. I glance at the phone while the car cools down. Falling below 80 degrees in October is always the hope by Floridians, but jack-o-lanterns turning mushy in … Continue reading It Happened that Thursday

The Counting Game….

  chicken Crystal Light cat food coffee creamer Creating my list for a quick stop at the grocery store is a mental game for me: Make a mental list. Repeat it a few times out loud. Count the items. Keep the numbered items in my head. Enter the store. Go to it! I'm sure people wonder why … Continue reading The Counting Game….

Grammar Gremlins, Shoddy Spelling, and Cantankerous Typos

We're often told first impressions matter. What does a first impression say about you and your business? Business owners and fellow bloggers/artists/writers/creative types, could grammatical errors, spelling mistakes, and unnoticed typos be sending a message you didn't intend? I enjoy wordplay - crafting narrative text - creative messages and stories from found words and ideas that roll around in my head {or smack me when I least expect it}.  I … Continue reading Grammar Gremlins, Shoddy Spelling, and Cantankerous Typos

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

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

Life, This Morning…..

  Mortality Aging Living .... (!)   gnawing at me, whispering to me, . . . tapping      on          my               shoulder.    ~ RLK  2.28.17